Born and raised in Lowell, Mass., Mr. O’Donnell graduated from the Keith Academy, Lowell, has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and his masters from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
A longtime resident of Verona, he served as president of Makrod Investment Associates, Inc., was a member of Essex Fells Country Club and active with the Independent Alumni Association at Lowell.
Mr. O’Donnell was predeceased by his beloved wife of 46 years, Mary Cecilia Reis O’Donnell.
He is survived by his loving daughters, Mary Agnes O’Donnell Hulme (James) and Kathryn Rose O’Donnell Schlatter (Benedict) and cherished grandchildren, Elizabeth and Thomas Schlatter. He is also survived by nephews, Thomas O’Donnell, Kevin O’Donnell, Walter O’Donnell and niece, Joan O’Donnell Price.
In lieu of flowers donations to Lowell Catholic High School, 530 Stevens Street, Lowell, MA 01851 would be appreciated.
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