Shane Joseph O'Donnell of Sadsburyville Shane Joseph O'Donnell made his journey home to God on Oct. 25, 2013. Born May 25, 1991, he was the son of Catherine O'Donnell and Thomas Ortleib. Shane was a 2010 graduate of Henderson High School. Shane was a loving, bright young man who didn't get the chance to fulfill his potential. He was well liked by his teachers and enjoyed every outdoor activity from skate boarding to hunting and fishing. He especially loved joining in activities with his large family. He had great mechanical ability and was extremely helpful to his family. Everyone knew that they could call on Shane for help at any time. Shane will be greatly missed by his friends and family. Shane's defining life event involved the deaths of his friends, Casey Russo and Mike Melson in 2009. Shane worked hard to overcome the loss. One of the things Shane did was to become an organ donor and he has given the gift of life to others. In addition to his parents, Shane is survived by his best friend and sister, Brianna O'Donnell; his brother, Tommy Ortlieb; his grandparents, Tom and Carol Henson, Larry and Sue O'Donnell and Renee Sabo; his great-grandmothers, Ann Henson and Doris Feigl; his uncles, James O'Donnell and wife Gina, Trevor Lukens and wife Jennifer, and Gavin O'Donnell. He was also survived by his aunts, Jennifer Hanlon and husband Gary and Whitney Lukens and husband Chris. He was also survived by his wonderful godmother, Jackie Davies; companion Talia Giampa and future son, Jordan Joseph. Additional survivors include his numerous great aunts, great uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, and again from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at the DellaVecchia, Reilly Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., 410 North Church St., West Chester, 610-696-1181 www.DellaFH.com
; followed by his Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Agnes Church, 233 West Gay Street, West Chester. Interment St. Agnes Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the JJ Shane Giampa O'Donnell Fund, 32 South Church Street, West Chester, PA 19382.
Published by Daily Local News from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2013.