Priscilla Odell
Priscilla Odell
Priscilla Odell

Service Information

2:00 pm
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Congregational Church of South Glastonbury
16 High St. South
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Priscilla Odell

Priscilla Marston Odell, 85, of Glastonbury, CT and beloved wife for 63 years of the late Harry Odell, passed away on Tuesday (July 17, 2012) surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Swampscott, MA, of the late Frank and Dorothy (Beckman) Marston, and grew up in Marblehead, MA. Priscilla graduated in 1944 from Marblehead High School. Following high school, she attended Westbrook Junior College in Portland, ME earning an Associates Degree. After graduation in 1946, Priscilla married Harry and they began raising their family in Marblehead. In 1960, the Odells moved to Glastonbury, where they spent the next 50 plus years. A member of The General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Priscilla was a descendant and namesake of passenger Priscilla Mullins (wife of John Alden). She was also one of the founding lifetime members of the Woodledge Club in Glastonbury, and a 50-year patron of the Hartford Stage. She was passionate about playing and watching tennis, doing puzzles, and spending time with her family. Priscilla was predeceased by her loving husband Harry in 2009, and her sister Virginia Hayes in 2011. She is survived by her three children: Wendy Odell Berryman and her husband Rick of West Lebanon, NH, Kimberly Odell Ordway and her husband David of Freeport, ME, and Craig W. Odell of East Hampton, CT; her six grandchildren: Jaime Berryman, Tracy Burton and her husband Shawn, Shonna and Gregory Ordway, LeighAnn and Hailey Odell; two great grandchildren: Emma and Logan Burton; and several nieces and nephews. There will be a memorial service to celebrate Priscilla's life at the Congregational Church of South Glastonbury on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the Odell family requests that you make contributions in Priscilla's memory to: The Salvation Army, 855 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105-2801.Please honor Priscilla's memory by visiting her guestbook at
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