Nancy H. Odum, 78

 

Nancy Odum

Nancy Odum

RAYMOND — Nancy H. Odum, 78, of Raymond, died at home surrounded by her family on Friday, April 22, 2016.

She was born in Portland on April 2, 1938, the daughter of Gertrude D. (Flaherty) and Maurice F. Eaton.

She attended South Portland schools and was employed for many years at the Bridgeway Restaurant in South Portland.

Nancy was a loving mother of eight 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 two 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 eight children: Michael Snow of South Portland, Sharon Ames of Steep Falls, Deborah Catterson of Raymond, Susan Miller of Raymond, Teresa Spearin of Limington, John Odum of Raymond, Colleen Drew of Raymond and Patricia Armstrong of Andover, Mass.; four stepchildren, George Odum Jr., Mary Cribbs, Brenda Odum and Jay Odum; 42 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. Visiting hours were held on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 165 Quaker Ridge Road, Casco. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Windham. Online condolences may be left for the family at: hallfuneralhomeinc.com

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