Carol G. Ordway

December 11, 1940 ~ February 7, 2018 (age 77)

Carol G. Ordway, 77 of Chichester, passed away at Concord Hospital on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 following a period of declining health.

Born on December 11, 1940 she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Madeline B. (Stover) McGarry.

Carol worked for many years as a phone receptionist for Sanel Auto Parts and later as a Customer Service Representative for Lincoln Financial until her retirement. She was a member of the Rainbow Girls and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed camping, traveling and the trips to Florida and Bermuda with her husband and grandchildren. Carol was extremely social and made friends where ever she went. She enjoyed her time at the Suncook Senior Center. Her dogs and cats always held a special place in her heart.

Besides her parents, Carol was predeceased by her husband Dana G. Ordway, Sr. in 2010 as well as a sister, Joan Gavin.

She is survived by her children, Dana Ordway, Jr. of Epsom, Cathy O’Mara and her husband Travis of Litchfield and Donna Corney and her husband Dana of Bow, sister, Muriel Hughes of MA, Grandchildren, Margaret, Allison and Jonathan Ordway, Patrick, Tyler and Trevor O’Mara and Rosemary and Joseph Corney, great granddaughter, Meadow Goss, several nieces, nephews and cousins as well as numerous friends.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 11th from 12pm-2pm at the Petit-Roan Funeral Home, 167 Main Street in Pembroke. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 12th at 9:00 A.M. at St. John the Baptist Church in Allenstown. Interment will follow at the New Hampshire State Veteran’s Cemetery, Boscawen. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.  To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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