Allyse Adaya O'Donnell

Allyse Adaya O'Donnell of Plymouth passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born Dec. 18, 2002, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of Michael John O'Donnell of Plymouth and Sara Louise Horwitz of Millsboro, Del.

Allyse attended Wyoming Valley West Middle School, State Street, Plymouth, and Rehoboth Elementary, Delaware. She was a member of the cheerleading squad, basketball team, dance (hip-hop and jazz), yoga and Girl Scouts. She was also a volunteer with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization.

Allyse was a pure angel who was loved by everyone.

Surviving, in addition to her parents, are sisters, Makenzie O'Donnell, Plymouth; and Mallory McDermott, Plymouth; stepmother, Jenn Mease, Plymouth; stepfather, J.C. Holland, Millsboro, Del.; paternal grandparents, Joanne Morey and her husband, Roy, Old Forge; and John C. O'Donnell, Wilkes-Barre; maternal grandparents, Robert and Rosemary Horwitz, Honesdale; stepgrandfather, Darryl Mease, West Nanticoke; stepgrandparents, Diane Weihs and her husband, Eric, Myerstown; and uncle, Jack O'Donnell Jr., Wilkes-Barre.

Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. Interment was in St. Mary's Mausoleum, Hanover Township.

Memorial donations may be made to the Allyse Adaya O'Donnell Memorial Fund at PNC Bank.

Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 24, 2012