Originally created 04/03/00

Mr. John O'Donnell Sr.



Mr. John Edward O'Donnell Sr., 52, of Martin Lane, died Friday, March 31, 2000, at University Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Theodore O. Atwood Jr. officiating.

Mr. O'Donnell, a native of Boston, had retired as a supervisor from the Georgia National Guard. He had been a member of the Massachusetts National Guard.

The family said, "He was a kind and gentle man."

Survivors include his wife, Jane S. O'Donnell; a son, John O'Donnell Jr., Randolph, Mass.; two daughters, Anne Marie Tavares, East Weymouth, Mass., and Buffy Marie Hendricks, Augusta; two brothers, Kevin O'Donnell Sr., Duxbury, Mass., and Bobby O'Donnell, Hingham, Mass.; a sister, Ellen Lindsey, Weymouth, Mass.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Poteet Funeral Home, Wheeler Road.

The Augusta Chronicle April 3, 2000