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Official Obituary of: Ada O’Donnell 07/30/2020

Ada O’Donnell 07/30/2020

LINCOLN, RI – Ada E. O’Donnell, 88, OF Lincoln, RI passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Hope Hospice in Providence.  She was the beloved wife of the late John J. O’Donnell for 53 years until his death in 2010.

Born April 8, 1932 in East Providence, RI, she was a daughter of the late Robert A. and Ada (Whitney) Morrissey.

Ada grew up in East Providence and was a graduate of East Providence High School.  She has been a resident of Lincoln for the past four years and previously lived in North Smithfield, RI for 5 years and prior to that, Plainville, MA for 50 years.

She was a devoted homemaker, raising her four children and enjoyed travelling.  She also loved flower gardening and decorating her home.

Ada also cherished time spent with her family and cooking.

She is survived by her four children: Kathy O’Donnell of Cumberland, RI, Karen Crowder of North Attleboro, John O’Donnell of Pascoag, RI and Jeff O’Donnell of Deerfield;

8 grandchildren: Jeffrey O’Donnell, Leah Crowder, Chris O’Donnell, Jeremy Crowder, Kelsey O’Donnell, Kortni O’Donnell, Kayli O’Donnell and Justin O’Donnell; and a great-granddaughter Adalyn.

Services will be held privately at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro with burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery & Arboretum, Attleboro Falls.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or the Lighthouse Association Appreciation Fund, 425 Albion Road, Lincoln, RI 02865.

 

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  • Kathy, Karen, John and Jeff, I am so sorry for your loss.  Aunt Ada was such a beautiful lady.  You are all in my thoughts.  

  • At peace now with who she longed to be with she was lucky in life and love until we meet again I loved you so much and will miss you and all the fun and laugh’s we shared! Peace

  • To Jeff O’Donnell ,
    I am sorry for Your Loss  Jeff ,
    I hope things are going well for you in New Hampshire .
    I am still living in Plainville  up at 7 Hancock st .
    taking care of my Parents and  My Daughter .
    Sincerely Yours 
    Paul J Richard                        ( Constable for Plainville )

    Gold Room 
    Inventory Control Cleark
    Leach Garner , Attleboro . MA

  • Please accept our condolences Kim Manning , Elsie Skinner and Robert Skinner ! She was an amazing Grammy to my two sons ! May your memories stay with us all forever. 

  • Karen, so sorry for your loss.  I only met your Mom once, but we had a great night listening to Rob sing.  Sending my prayers and love to you and your family.
    Meredith

  • [i]I am sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please accept my condolences.  Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.[/i]

  • To: John and your family, our hearts can feel your pain and loss. Our prayers will be with you and your family forever! Our condolences and may God Bless your family. Kevin, Darrilyn, and Katherine Broussard 

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  1. To: John and your family, our hearts can feel your pain and loss. Our prayers will be with you and your family forever! Our condolences and may God Bless your family. Kevin, Darrilyn, and Katherine Broussard 

  2. [i]I am sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please accept my condolences.  Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.[/i]

  3. Karen, so sorry for your loss.  I only met your Mom once, but we had a great night listening to Rob sing.  Sending my prayers and love to you and your family.
    Meredith

  4. Please accept our condolences Kim Manning , Elsie Skinner and Robert Skinner ! She was an amazing Grammy to my two sons ! May your memories stay with us all forever. 

  5. To Jeff O’Donnell ,
    I am sorry for Your Loss  Jeff ,
    I hope things are going well for you in New Hampshire .
    I am still living in Plainville  up at 7 Hancock st .
    taking care of my Parents and  My Daughter .
    Sincerely Yours 
    Paul J Richard                        ( Constable for Plainville )

    Gold Room 
    Inventory Control Cleark
    Leach Garner , Attleboro . MA

  6. At peace now with who she longed to be with she was lucky in life and love until we meet again I loved you so much and will miss you and all the fun and laugh’s we shared! Peace

  7. Kathy, Karen, John and Jeff, I am so sorry for your loss.  Aunt Ada was such a beautiful lady.  You are all in my thoughts.  

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