Odette J. Bakhit

Odette J. Bakhit

June 1, 1936 – December 30, 2022

 Odette Julia Bakhit, 86, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2022. She was born June 1, 1936, in Palestine. Odette was in the printing press business and stopped working at the age of 40. Not only was she a hard-working woman, but she was also an amazing mother to her four children. She provided for her kids. Sheltered her kids and taught her kids how to strive and grow in life to be their best selves along with her husband John.

Odette lived a long and beautiful life. She always put others before herself with her generous ways. She was a giving person. She will be remembered for her beautiful voice and fiery spirit that served to strengthen everyone she met.

Odette is out of pain and at peace. She is now with her husband, John. Odette is living through her children: George, Susie, Lucy and Edward, along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Odette will not be forgotten as it is bittersweet.

SERVICES: Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at 1pm at the West Center Chapel.  Interment: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  To view a live broadcast of the Service, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.



  • William and Susan Canelli Posted January 2, 2023 9:03 am

    May God’s Love heal your sorrow and may his peace replace your heartache with loving memories.

    • George Bakhit Posted January 3, 2023 7:41 am

      Thank you for your loving kind words to my father-in-law and mother-in-law ~ Bill and Sue Canelli.
      You have been both a wonderful support in my life and appreciate your living way. You are both a treasure.
      With Love and Warmest regards,
      George Bakhit

  • Alyssa Pierson Posted January 2, 2023 12:26 pm

    May Odette rest in peace. My condolences to the family during this difficult time. Cherish the memories.

    • George Bakhit Posted January 3, 2023 7:44 am

      Thank you so much Alyssa. You have done some special things for my mother and I know she appreciated you so much. I thank you for your kindness that you provided my mother and your thoughtfulness.

      Many blessings to you Alyssa.
      Warmest regards!
      George A Bakhit

  • Twyla Propps Posted January 3, 2023 10:58 am

    My sincerest condolences to you and your family during this time of bereavement. May God strengthen you and heal your hearts.

  • Shawn Severson Posted January 3, 2023 1:35 pm

    Condolences to you Ed and family — your work team is thinking about you today – prayers to you and your family !

  • Annette Jaramillo Posted January 27, 2023 4:52 pm

    My Ms Odette I can’t believe your gone. I feel so lost at without words even though I knew one day the Lord would take my precious Angel. You will forever be missed ,but I promise not forgotten with all respect May You Rest In Peace love you always Annette

  • Don Kumm Posted March 8, 2023 6:52 pm

    My condolences on the lost of your beautiful mother. Susie asked for $550.00 for funeral flowers and I cant figure out which ones they are? Blessings and God’s love to Odette and all of you.

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