Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories

Shelby Olsen

Share This Obituary

Make a Memorial Donation

Tributes.com partners with over 100 national charities. It's easy and secure.


Memories & Candles

“So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to all of Shelby's family.The Solivita Diamonds Softball Team (friends of Shelby's grandfather, Luis...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Baron - POINCIANA, FL

“My daughter, Megan Mastrangelo, played soccer with Shelby at Emmanuel. They became fast friends. Megan spoke often about Shel and the times they...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon Mastrangelo - Hopkinton, MA

3 of 15 | Posted by: STEPHEN AQUINO

“Ms. Colette and family,I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your daughter. I hope you find comfort in your memories of her. My thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“I have fond memories of Shelby from UMCCC! She and my son were avid readers and would talk about books! She kindly brought in a set of Magic...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Tom, Lola, Amanda, Alexis and Family: You all have been in my thoughts every moment of every day since this has happened. So sorry for your loss....Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Kurt Jannke

“I wish I could be in Connecticut to be with old friends and family to help send off lanterns for Shelby. I hope that it all goes well. I remember...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Kailah Johnson - Gainesville, FL

“We will continue to pray for peace to fill your hearts at this time of unspeakable sorrow. May your memories of Shelbys beautiful life bring solace...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Tony and Gerrie Bastia (Pauls parents) - RI

“There are no words that we can share that can take away the pain and heartache. Our hearts broke as yours, the memories of our families enjoying...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Pasqualini

“Alexis, Laura, Tom, and Family- We are so very sorry and saddened by the tragic loss of Shelby. May your beautiful memories help to comfort you. ...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Lori Burton - Ledyard, CT

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers to all those fortunate enough to have known this now bright star in the heavens. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Prof. Sean Langlais - Norwich, CT

“Dearest Lola and family,You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. While I never met Bella, she was known to me through your smiles, through...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Paula Bell - Norwich, CT

“My heart hurts for the pain the family has at this time. I never met Bella but her grandmother Jenny was so proud of her Bella, she was so loved....Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: janet Mislick - Groton, CT

“With deepest sympathies- ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Gina Pyzalski - Ledyard, CT

“I am so sorry for the loss of this beautiful young woman. While I didn't know her personally, I do know her aunt Jenny well and know just how much...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Dawn Penman - Uncasville, CT

Sympathy Flowers
Click Here to Send Flowers

Shelby was born on May 21, 2000 and passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Shelby was a resident of Gales Ferry, Connecticut at the time of passing.

She was a member of Ledyard High School's graduating Class of 2018 and just completed a very successful freshman year at her mother's alma mater, Emmanuel College in Boston, where she was a member of the women's soccer team and earned a place on the Dean's List both semesters, as she pursued her studies in Psychology.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic church in Gales Ferry on Wednesday, June 26 at 10:00am. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please continue Shelby's legacy with a donation in her name to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Trust Fund, via mlktrustfund.org or by mail to PO Box 1308, New London, CT 06320.