Martha Senetcen Odaynik, of North Haven, passed away after a brief illness at Yale New Haven Hospital on Saturday, December 2, 2017. She was 90 years old and lived a wonderful and full life. She was born in Terryville, Ct on September 14, 1927 to the late Ellen and Fred Senetcen and moved to New Haven in 1949 when she married her late husband, Ivan “Avon” Odaynik and has lived in North Haven since 1956. She was employed at International Silver Plastics Division in Wallingford for many years. Martha loved to crochet, knit and do puzzles and always had a sunny disposition to everyone that knew her. She enjoyed taking care of her Christmas cactus and Orchid Plants. She is survived by her devoted children Linda Odaynik of North Haven, Suzanne Odaynik of Southbury, Martha Lee (Odaynik) and her husband Richard Asarisi of Bethany, John and his wife Julie of Zebulon, NC, Tina (Odaynik) and her husband Vincent Montano of Guilford and Timothy Odaynik of New Haven. She also leaves behind her grandchildren Krysta (Odaynik) Murray and her husband Caleb of Rota, Spain, Kyle Odaynik and his wife Jessica of Griswald, Ct and Natalie Asarisi of Bethany. She leaves behind her great grandson, Oliver Murray of Rota, Spain. She leaves behind many nieces, nephews and friends as well. She also is survived by her sister Olga Barlow of Blandford, MA and Ann Schultz of Terryville, Ct. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Ivan “Avon” Odaynik and her granddaughter Christina Asarisi and many brothers and sisters. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Joan and Al Skorb, Bessie Divine, Patricia from Visiting Angels, the drivers for MyRide and Dr. Carey and his staff at Avantus Dialysis in North Haven. Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Thursday morning at 9:15. Services will be conducted in Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in North Haven Center Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Wednesday from 4 to 8pm. Panikhida service at 7:30 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, 285 Alden Ave, New Haven, CT 06515 or National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org.
Date of Service: December 7, 2017