Martin H. Odsen


Martin H. Odsen

brewery worker

Martin H. Odsen, 85, formerly of Post Rd., died February 17, 2012.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Henry and Anna (McGetrick) Odsen. Martin was employed as a brewery worker for Narragansett Brewery, where he served as union president, and later as a sheriff for the State of Rhode Island before retiring. He was a World War II and Korean War veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by a son, Daniel Odsen, and two grandchildren, Amanda Odsen and Nathaniel Mason. He was the father of the late Michael Odsen.

His funeral will be held Feb. 21 at 9 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Church, Fair St., at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich.

Contributions to St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Peter Church, 350 Fair St., Warwick RI 02888 would be appreciated. For information and condolences visit