Niskayuna - Nancy O'Donnell, 79, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 14, 2019 with her loving family by her side. Nancy was the daughter of the late John and Viola Jeram. Nancy was the devoted and loving wife to the late David L. O'Donnell. They were married for 42 years.
Nancy liked watching NASCAR, camping at Alpine Lake, but most of all she cherished her grandchildren. Nancy was Registered Nurse who worked at Albany County Nursing Home. She was also a Home Health Aide and worked at Price Chopper. She was a "Super Woman" who always put family first.
Nancy is survived by her children, Frank Ovitt, Debbie (Robert) Barkevich, Gary (Diane) Ovitt, Richard (Chere) Ovitt, John (Claudia) Ovitt; her grandchildren, Frankie (Jessica), Holly (Don), Peter, Bobby, Marie (Joe), Mike (Destini), Kim (Tim), Jeff and Jared; her great grandchildren, Frank, Anthony, Sam, Madeline, Jaeden, Anna, Alyssa, Sara, Abby, Kierra, Jessica (the little bean), and Timothy, Jr.; her cousin, Lillian Mackey; her step-mom, Peggy Jeram.
Nancy is predeceased by her daughter, Pamela Picard; and Sandi Ovitt.
Calling hours will be held at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Rd., Colonie, on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Interment will held at Memory Gardens, 983 Watervliet Shaker Rd., Colonie, on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:00 am.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the Schenectady Dialysis Center and Dr. Schumacer. They would also like to thank the doctors and nurses at Ellis Hospital C4 Unit for the care of Nancy.
The family requests that donations be made in Nancy's memory to the Kidney Foundation, the American Diabetes Foundation or the American Cancer Society.
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