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Obituary: Judith Lynn Odell, 77, Of Wallingford

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WALLINGFORD, CT — (From Wallingford Funeral Home): Judith Lynn (Torgerson) Odell, 77, loving wife of the late Glenn R. Odell, of Wallingford, died Monday, December 11, 2023 at Midstate Medical Center.

Judith was born in New Haven on October 12, 1946, a daughter of Elizabeth (Davis) Torgerson and the late Harry Torgerson. She worked as a secretary in the Wallingford school system until her retirement, having spent many years at Moses Y. Beach and Mary J. Fritz Schools.

She is survived by her two daughters, Paige Odell (Craig) of Killingworth and Brooke Ruiz (Pedro) of Meriden; her grandchildren, Taylor (Solomon), Connor (Allissa), Cole and Quinn. Judith was also blessed with two great grandchildren, Ezra and Cayden.

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A celebration of Judith’s life will be held on Friday, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. at Grace and St. John Episcopal Church, 2927 Dixwell Ave, Hamden. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.donate.cancer.org.

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Arrangements are under the direction of The Wallingford Funeral Home.

For more information and to leave online condolences, visit Wallingford Funeral Home here.


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