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John P. "Jack" O'Donnell

November 6, 1932 — February 4, 2023

O’Donnell, John P (Jack), age 90 of Centerville passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 4, 2023. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Patsy; his brother, Bob O’Donnell and sister in-laws Vivian Patrie and Aldine Acheson. He was a wonderful father to Jeff (Jill) O’Donnell, Jim (Peggy) O’Donnell, John (Sue) O’Donnell, Jay (Rachelle) O’Donnell, Jill O’Donnell (Derrick), Joni (Brian) Donoher. He loved spending time with his grandchildren; Sean, Ellie, Patrick, Brian, Julianne, Jack, Taylor, Saundra, Meghan, Kerry, Mackenzie and Grace; and his great-grandsons: JP and Ben. He treasured his time spent with his brother-in-law, Cyril Acheson, dear friend Edna Kenney, his numerous nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends.


Jack was a graduate of Chaminade High School, attended Colorado University for 2 years before serving 4 years in the US Army. He went on to graduate from THE Ohio State University and was a proud member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity at both schools. Jack was a big sports fan and bled scarlet and gray; he absolutely loved the Buckeyes! He volunteered many hours coaching SAY soccer and Wee Elk Football. He was a big Centerville Elk Athletic supporter, cheering from the stands and eventually watching his grandchildren compete with their schools. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him.


A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 15 at 11:00am and family will receive friends (casual attire please) from 4:30pm - 7:30pm on Tuesday, February 14 at Routsong Funeral Home, Kettering. Condolences may be sent to the family via the internet at www.routsong.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

4:30 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Routsong Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Kettering

2100 E Stroop Rd, Kettering, OH 45429

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Routsong Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Kettering

2100 E Stroop Rd, Kettering, OH 45429

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