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Patricia Violet (Hall) O'Donnell, 81, of Peabody, Mass., wintering in Sebastian, went to Heaven to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 6, with the full support of her loving family.
She was born to the late Norman and Bessie Hall on November 12, 1935, in Lynn, Mass., and was raised in Lynnfield. Pat graduated from Wakefield High School in the Class of 1953. She married Robert G.O'Donnell on October 12, 1957, and they lived together in Peabody, Mass., and raised a large family together. Pat was a strong woman of faith who was devoted to making their home a haven not only for her family but for many friends, and all of their family members. Everyone knew there was an open door policy at their house in Peabody. She ran her own Mary Kay business, traveled to Europe, Israel, and Hawaii, plus she traveled all over the United States. Pat had a beautiful, caring nature and loved all of her family and friends fiercely and loyally. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-aunt, sister, aunt and daughter.
She is survived by her husband, Robert G. O'Donnell; and her six children, Michael and Michelle O'Donnell of Haverhill, Mass., Robin and Dr. Tim Hough of Beverly, Mass., Lisa Blasi of Haverhill, Mass., Beth and David Morris of Madison, Maine, Chris O'Donnell of Peabody, Mass., and Kerrin and Sam Abromowitz of Newton, N.H. She is survived by 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, William and Lorna Hall of Sebastian, Fla., Norma (Hall) Kochalaris of Sebastian, Fla., David and Martha Hall of Sebastian, Fla., and Harold and Sheila Hall of Lynnfield, Mass.; and countless nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Anyone wishing to make a donation in Pat's name, may do so to either St Jude's Children Research Hospital or Joslin Diabetes Center. Anyone wishing to send the family a message, share a story, or make a donation is asked to visit Pat's memorial page at www.seawindsfh.com.
Funeral service details will be arranged and held in Massachusetts at a later announced date.
Published on  May 13, 2017
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