Kevin O'Donnell (1941 - 2018)

Obituary
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Kevin J. O'Donnell CHARLOTTE - Kevin J. O'Donnell, 77, passed away peacefully on June, 7th, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Kevin was born on March 20th, 1941, in The Bronx, New York, and moved to Charlotte in 1976. He is pre-deceased by his parents, Andrew and Catherine, and his brothers, Brian and Andrew. Loving husband to his wife of 56 years, Justine, devoted father to Patrick, Kevin, Keith, Laura and Brendan, beloved father-in-law to Kimberly, Colleen, Catherine, Joseph, and Maya, proud Papa to Ashleigh, Joseph Jr., Brent, Liam, Evie, Donovan, Zoe, Lily, Natalie, Delaney and Finnian, Great Grandpa to Gracie May. Kevin worked for IBM from1964-1994. He was active in St. Vincent DePaul's parish community as an usher, a member of The St. Vincent DePaul Men's Club, and The Knights of Columbus. After retiring, Kevin spent most of his time attending every game, performance, and special event that he could, supporting his beloved grandchildren. He was a constant source of encouragement, warmth and humor to all who knew him. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Vincent DePaul church, 828 Old Reid Rd., Charlotte, NC on Saturday, June 16th, at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kevin's memory to The American Diabetes Foundation, www.diabetes.org.
Published in Charlotte Observer on June 13, 2018