**There will be no visitation hours on Thursday**
Obituary of John F. O'Donnell
John “Jack” O’Donnell Jr., 76, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2019 in Vero Beach, Florida surrounded by his loving daughters.
John was born in Queens, NY on May 12, 1943 to Margaret V. Whelan and John F. O’Donnell. He was a 1961 graduate of St. Francis Prep in Brooklyn and a 1965 graduate of St. John’s University where he met his wife of 35 years, Karen Joan Horstmann O’Donnell (d. 2002).
John enlisted in the United States Navy in June of 1965 and served his country with honor for 24 years, retiring with the rank of Commander.
John enjoyed his time working in sales for Dr. Pepper, retiring in 2003. He remarried Maia Burt Witkowski O’Donnell (d. 2015) in 2008 and relocated from Manhasset to Sebastian, Florida.
John is survived by his sister, Sr. Margaret O’Donnell of Queens, NY, his two daughters, Kerry Schleimer (Curtis) & Kristen Mitaritonna (Bill), and six grandchildren; Caroline, Caitlin and Kimberly Schleimer, and Jacklyn, Courtney, and Brendan Mitaritonna.JJ