Marjorie Odell

05/29/2012 5:58 PM |

Marjorie Odell died May 22 at her home in Riverhead. She was 92.

Born Dec. 25, 1919, in Springfield, Ill., to Alva and Mary Hughes, she graduated from Springfield Junior College in 1939 and married Beverly Odell in Springfield on March 20, 1944.

She later worked as executive secretary for Dr. Clifford Ball in the Carle Place School District. She was a member of the Sigma Iota Chi Society, enjoyed gardening and was a hospital volunteer, according to family members.

Predeceased by her husband in March 2012, Ms. Odell is survived by her daughter, Lynn Thomson of Shelter Island; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were handled by McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Cremation was private.