John William O’Donnell

Died February 11, 1938 – February 6, 2019,Los Angeles, CA

College: Timothy Dwight
Major: English [Cal State Long Beach]
Graduate School: UCLA, J.D., Law, 1970

Widow: Mrs. Martha L. O’Donnell
Apartment 8
3665 Empire Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90034

Children: Karen, 1967; Nicholas, 1971
Grandchildren: Madeleine Stein, 1998; Nathan Stein, 2002; Cale O’Donnell, 2006; Ellis O’Donnell, 2009

February 11, 1938 – February 6, 2019

John William O’Donnell passed away on February 6, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif., at 80 years old. He was born in New Haven, Conn., on February 11, 1938. John is survived by his loving wife, Martha (née Morris); his daughter, Karen, and her husband, Mark Stein; his son, Nicholas, and his wife, Brenda Rose; and grandchildren Madeleine, Nathan, Cale, and Ellis. John was an alumnus of Yale University and Long Beach State, and earned his JD degree from UCLALaw School. He practiced law in South El Monte for three decades before retiring. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 at 11am at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Community, Los Angeles, Calif. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center or California Common Cause.

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 23, 2019