Elaine A. Odin, 73

OSWEGO, NY – Elaine A. Odin, 73, a resident of Oswego, passed away Monday September 1, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Chisholm, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Vivian (Duguay) Rea.

Elaine A. Odin
Elaine A. Odin

She worked in the payroll department at Alcan for many years.

Elaine was a coordinator for many years with the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Paul’s Church. The Giving Tree and food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas are still a huge success due to her efforts.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling. She loved spending time at camp with her family.

Surviving are one son, Robert P. (Lisa) Odin of Oswego; three daughters, Linda (Scott) Sharkey of Oswego, Gemma (Donald) Osborne of Waterloo, NY and Michelle (Lynn) Cooper of Oswego; a brother, James (Patricia) Rea, of Skowhegan, Maine; two sisters, Carolyn (Jerry) Wentworth, of Skowhegan, Maine and Marian “Bambi” (Dave) Grard, of Lewiston, Maine; eight grandchildren, Donald and Robert Odin, Brian and Heather Sharkey, Matthew (Kateri) and David Osborne and Eric and Jared Cooper; a great-grandchild, Brayden Odin; three step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Odin, in 2009.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at St. Paul’s Church.

Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

Online condolence may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com

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  1. To Elaine’s Family,
    We send our sympathy to you all. Elaine was such a lovely lady. Helped us when we lost our Grand-daughters in a car crash in 2010.
    We have been friends in S.C. when all of us “Snowbirds” meet and have fun in the winter. Met her 5 yrs ago in the sunny south and enjoyed her company very much.
    We will see Barbara this winter, she will be lost without Elaine.
    Forever remembered, Keep her in your hearts, Jennie and John.

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