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Michael J. O'Donnell Sr.

November 24, 1939 — February 10, 2021

Michael J. O'Donnell, Sr. of Reading died suddenly in his home on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Michael was born in Charlestown on November 24, 1939 to the late Cornelius and Mary (Murphy) O'Donnell.

Michael leaves behind his loving wife, Marjorie (Spaulding) O'Donnell, their three children- Marjorie O'Donnell, Michael O'Donnell, Jr. and Patricia O'Donnell. He also leaves his brother, Philip O'Donnell and his wife Harriet, brothers in law - Walter "Whitie" Spaulding, Jr., Michael Spaulding and his wife Alina and their son Michael Jr. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Michael was predeceased by his brothers Cornelius and his wife Martha, James and his wife Christine, Bernard, Thomas, and Robert O'Donnell, and his sister Barbara and her husband James Doran.

Michael and his wife, Marjorie loved to travel. They went on many trips together to Florida, Virginia, New Hampshire and Maine. He had a passion for his family, and a kind, compassionate spirit. A machine shop supervisor for many years, Michael was later a custodian with the Reading Public Schools where he enjoyed seeing the children every day.

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Michael's Eternal Life will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, February 18, 2021 in Saint Agnes Church, 186 Woburn Street, Reading, Massachusetts. Please go directly to the church. Interment following Mass at Charles Lawn Memorial Park in Reading, Massachusetts.

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

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