Nancy H. Odum print


Nancy H. Odum
April 2, 1938
April 22, 2016

    Nancy H. Odum, 78 of Raymond died at home surrounded by her family on Friday, April 22, 2016. She was born in Portland, Maine on April 2, 1938, the daughter of Gertrude D. (Flaherty) and Maurice F. Eaton.
    She attended So. Portland schools and was employed for many years at the Bridgeway Restaurant in So. Portland.
    Nancy was a loving mother of 8 children. Her greatest joy was spending time with her large family at her home on Thomas Pond. Outings with family were especially important to her. She was the matriarch of her large extended family and was the organizer of many family traditions which included weekly
Sunday dinners for the entire family. Nancy also enjoyed music, travel and spending time with her 2 dogs.
    She was predeceased by her husband George on March 8, 2016 and her brother Maurice A. Eaton on March 30, 2016. She is survived by 8 children:Michael Snow (Cynthia) of So. Portland; Sharon Ames (Michael) of Steep Falls; Deborah Catterson (Robert) of Raymond; Susan Miller (Frederick) of Raymond; Teresa Spearin (David) of Limington; John Odum of Raymond; Colleen Drew (John) of Raymond; Patricia Armstrong (Timothy) of Andover, MA.; 4 Stepchildren: George Odum Jr, Mary Cribbs, Brenda Odum and Jay Odum; 42 Grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren. Also surviving is her dear lifelong friend, Anita Poland of Winter Garden, Florida.
    The family would like to acknowledge and thank Nancy's daughter Susan for the tireless devotion and compassionate care she gave her parents in the last years of their lives.
    Visiting hours will be held Wed from 6-8 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 165 Quaker Ridge Rd. Casco, ME. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Windham.

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