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79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176
(781) 665-1949
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ODONNELL, John J. Age 97, of Woburn, formerly of Melrose, March 24, 2014. Devoted father of John C. ODonnell & his wife Patrice of Reading, James L. ODonnell of Woburn, Michael J. ODonnell & his wife Vicki of Rochester, NH and Patricia A. Kenworthy & her husband Scot of Melrose. Former husband of the late Sara E. (Brissette) ODonnell. Proud grandfather of Jennifer, Josh, Michael Jr., Bridget, Matt, Tara, Molly & Jessica. Great grandfather of Owen John ODonnell. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., MELROSE, on Saturday, April 5th from 9:00-10:00AM, followed by a service at 10AM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial with military honors at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. WWII Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Melrose Veterans Fund, c/o Ryan McLean, 562 Main St., Melrose, MA 02176. For obituary, directions or to send a message of condolence please visit Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 30, 2014
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