Passed away on January 13, 2013 with her husband of 58 years, and children Joe and Marie, by her side.
A graduate of St. Joseph College in Hartford, Connecticut, she served in the U.S. Army and met her loving husband, Joseph A. Oddis, at the Landstuhl Army Medical Center in Germany. Jeanne was admired and known for her caring, compassionate and dedicated service to her patients during her 30 year Emergency Room nursing career at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph A. Oddis, son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Debbie Oddis, daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Richard Newman, and five grandchildren; Christina, Sean, Rebecca, Joey and David.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Margaret and Maritza, Jeanne's caregivers, and the staff of the Potomac Valley Nursing Home in Rockville, MD for the loving care and friendship bestowed upon Jeanne and Joseph during this journey.
A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, January 22 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Jane Frances De Chantal Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD., 20814. Private interment will be at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, MD.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Jeanne's name to the Joseph A. Oddis Endowment Fund, American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation, 7272 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD., 20814.
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