Virginia C. Odell (Ginger) of Pompton Plains, New Jersey died peacefully on February 16, 2019 at the age of 85. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Chauncey B. Fry and Caroline M. Fry.
A longtime resident of the Town of Mount Pleasant, she graduated from White Plains High School, Berkley Secretarial School, Westchester Business School, and attended Mercy College and Pace University. She worked for IBM for 31 years, retiring in 1991 as a Program Manager for Corporate Contributions.
Ginger was predeceased by her husband, Carlton R. Odell; two brothers: Karl E. Fry and Ronnie L. Fry; two sisters: Carolyn J. Sieber and Pamela J. Johnson.
Survivors include her son, D. Wayne Garrahy of North Carolina, her stepdaughter Theresa S. Evans and her husband Randall of Iselin, NJ, a step-grandson Geoffrey R. Evans and his wife Melissa, a step-great grandson Colin J. Evans and a step- great granddaughter, Juliana C. Evans of South Plainfield, NJ; three sisters: Elizabeth A. Simko of Lutherville MD, Wendy L. Hughes of Henderson NV, and Cheryn A. Kwasnik of Danbury, CT.
Ginger’s family will receive friends at the Beecher – Flooks Funeral Home, Inc. in Pleasantville, NY on March 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.