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RODD, Lena G. (Davies)
Lena G. Rodd, age 97, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 of complications from COVID-19. She was born in Denbigh, North Wales, daughter of George Gordon Davies and Nellie (Lees) Davies. She was the wife of the late Lawrence B. Rodd. She is survived by her son, James G. Rodd DVM of Randolph, her daughter, Susan D. Rodd and her husband, Abel R. Massa of Portsmouth, RI. She was predeceased by her brother Henry G. Davies of Mold, North Wales. Lena grew up in Denbigh and worked in the aircraft factory at Broughton, North Wales during the Second World War, building Vickers Wellington and Avro Lancaster bombers. She met her husband, an American GI, while he was stationed in Denbigh. They married after the war and settled in Randolph where they raised their children and she lived until her death. Lena was widowed when Lawrence passed away at age 41. She then went to work at Gilchrist's and later at Herman Inc in Avon. She regularly enjoyed trips back to Wales to visit family there. A private service will be held at Cartwright Funeral Home, Randolph. To leave a sympathy message for the family, please visit

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