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Eugene F. O'Donnell

d. January 5, 2018

Eugene F. O'Donnell

Eugene F. O’Donnell, Sr. passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Home.

Gene was born in 1937 in St. Louis, MO. He reached his 80th birthday on Dec. 29th.

He was proud of his service to his country in the United States Navy from 1956 through 1958.

Gene worked as an independent programmer, assisting many insurance companies with their computer programming.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Melva (Morgan) whom he married June 27, 2002; sons, Eugene, Jr. of Fort Wayne, Dennis (Traci) of Antwerp & Timothy of Paulding; step daughters, Amy Baker & Lisha (Miguel) Aguilar; brothers, Bernard, Thomas & John; grandchildren, Kaleb, Jacob, Aaron, Megan & Madelyn; step grandchildren, Ayla & Otto William, Chris, Tori & Reina Haga, Chase Baker & Beronica Aguilar and step great grandchildren, Isabella & Ryann.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, John & Gertrude (Hamm); daughter, Catherine and brother, Richard.

Gene’s memorial mass will be held Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 11 am at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 309 Monroe Street, Antwerp, Ohio. Friends may gather at the church after 10:30 am.

Military honors will be held in front of the church after Gene’s memorial mass.

He will be laid to rest at Florida National Cemetery.

Memorials are for Masses and may be sent to Divine Mercy, 417 N. Main Street, Paulding, Ohio 45879.

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Past Services

Memorial Mass

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Antwerp

303 Monroe St, Antwerp, OH 45813

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