Daily Gazette, Schenectady, N.Y., July 7, 2001, obit info AMSTERDAM - Joseph C. Olander, 85, formerly of Sanford Avenue, died Friday at the Mount Loretto Nursing Home, where he had been a resident for one month. Born and educated in Amsterdam, lifelong area resident. Member of St. Stanislaus Church. His wife, Mary Lewek Olander, whom he married June 28, 1941, died in 1999. Survivors include a son, Robert W. Olander of Olean; a daughter, Dorothy M. Phoenix of Amsterdam; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Amsterdam Funeral Chapel. St. Stanislaus Cemetery.