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July 25, 1931 – March 7, 2014

Eleanor A. Oddo, of Buffalo, an executive in her family’s wholesale tobacco business and a teacher’s aide, died Friday in the Weinberg Campus, Getzville, after a long illness. She was 82.

Born in Buffalo, Miss Oddo was a graduate of Nardin Academy and attended the University of Buffalo.

She joined her father, Nathaniel, in the Buffalo Tobacco Co., when she was 19, and she was associated with the family tobacco company for 25 years.

Later, she served as a concierge at the Campanile Apartments and was a teacher’s aide in the Buffalo schools.

She enjoyed tennis and bicycling.

Survivors include a sister, Theresa M. Papa.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the UB Newman Center, 495 Skinnersville Road, Amherst.

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