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Beverly J. Odendahl


Waddington— Beverly J. Odendahl, 61, of Lisbon, NY passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family and Hospice. Beverly battled cancer for four years after being diagnosed in 2010. Friends and family are welcome to call Thursday March 27, 2014 at the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. There will be no services to follow. Beverly was born to the late Robert and Kathrine (Terwilliger) Ordway on March 12, 1953 in Sussex, NJ. Beverly met and married the love of her life, Alvin R. Odendahl Jr., on March 20, 1971 in Walden, NY; and recently celebrated their 43 wedding anniversary. They moved to the North Country in 1984 and raised their family. Beverly was employed at the St. Lawrence University for over 23 years retiring in 2010. Beverly is survived by her four children; Helen and Donald Smithers Jr. of Canton, NY; Alvin R. III and Jamie of Waddington, NY; David A. and Kylie of Madrid, NY; and Dawn and Keith Fenner of Waddington, NY; along with 14 grandchildren that brought smiles to her face every day Also surviving Beverly are her sisters Bonnie and Ben Crown of Newton, NJ; Jonnie Smith of Bloomberg, NY; and Russell Ordway, and many nieces and nephews. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and making art & crafts. She also enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family. Memorial Contributions may be made out to either the American Cancer Society, or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley; 6805 US Highway 11 Potsdam, NY 13676. Memories and online condolences may be shared with the family at

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