FAYETTE - Barbara A. Lee, age 70, of 4400 State Route 414, passed away at Seneca View Nursing Facility in Montour Falls, following a brief illness.
The family will be hosting a time of remembrance at Barb's home from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday (May 25, 2013). Barb will be laid to rest with her family at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery at 2 p.m. on June 15, 2013 .
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Barb was born in Danbury, Conn. on February 27, 1943, a daughter of the late William H. and Viola (Peterson) O'Dell. She graduated from high school in Dover Plains, N.Y.. Barb had worked in food service her entire working career, first at the Pleasant Valley BOCES, and upon moving to the Finger Lakes in 1988, and then at Willard Psychiatric Center until 1995.
She is survived by her daughter, Christine (Howard) Ward of Ovid her grandchildren, Kirsten and Brittany Ward and Amanda O'Dell and her three sons; her step-grandchildren, Megan, Bambi and Desiree; her "adopted" family, Hope Wilson, Katie and Lily; her brothers, Peter, Butch, Jimmy and Michael O'Dell and a sister-in-law, Judy O'Dell; and her step-children, Sharon, Bonnie, Patty and Tammy.
Barb was preceded in death by her son, Kevin O'Dell; her husband, Robert I. Lee and a brother, David O'Dell.
Covert Funeral Home of Ovid has assisted the family with arrangements, for further information, please call 1-877-828-3411 or visit www.covertfuneralhome.com