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William J. O’Donnell Jr., 72,

    William J. O’Donnell Jr., 72, of Milford, died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the Countryside Healthcare in Milford. He was the husband of Maureen A. (O’Keefe) O’Donnell of 53 years. He was born in Milford, son of the late William J. and Dorothy (Speroni) O’Donnell Sr. and was a life long Milford resident. He was a graduate of Milford High School class of 1957. He was a graduate of the Wentworth University where he received an Associates degree in electrical engineering.  
    Mr. O’Donnell owned and operated O’Donnell Electric in Milford for over 50 years. 
    He was a member, past president and past zone Chairman, district 33A for the Milford Lions club, a member of the Millis model airplane club, a member of the lazy loopers in Bridgewater, and a communicant of the St. Mary’s of the Assumption church. 
    In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, David J. O’Donnell of Milford, Kevin J. and his wife Michele (LaPete) O’Donnell of Milford, three grandchildren Megan O’Donnell, Mackenzie O’Donnell and Shawn O’Donnell all of Milford. 
   The funeral will be held Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 10 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. in Milford Ma. A mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 A.M. at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, on Winter St. 
  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery on Cedar St.
  Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 4 to 8 P.M.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Countryside Healthcare 1 Countryside Dr. Milford Ma 01757.

Guest Book

Dear Maureen, I only heard yesterday of the passing of Billy. Jocelyn was in church and heard the news. I am so sorry. Some of my earliest & fondest memories are of your mom & dad and your wedding day. Your kindness to me and my family over the years meant so much. Although I did not see much of him over the years I will miss him and he will forever have a special place in my heart. You and the boys are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you.
Jill "JillyBean" Lucier

Maureen and family--We are at the Cape when we heard of the passing of Bill---Tony and I are so sorry and especially sorry that we could not attend his services---I also have many memories of Woodland Ave--please accept our deepest sympathy
Ann and Tony Chinappi

Maureen and Familly: I am very sorry to hear about Billy's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Michelle Fries Pastor

Maureen, I'm also going to miss Bill as much as any of you will. He was one of my best friends, and I always looked forward to our phone chats. He was a great person and a great friend.
Bob Mandeville

Thomas, Gracie and I join you with all our prayers. Billy was such a wonderful guy and we will always remember him. We have special memories watching him fly the planes and in his car visiting some of the projects Thomas needed help with. Our of our love to the family. And, please let us know what we can do to help. Anne Barnes Thomas Hancox and Gracie Hancox
Anne Barnes

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire O'Donnell family during this difficult time. Celebrate his life, cherish your memories and seek comfort from the support of your family and friends. We are here for you.
Suzette and Joe Ferreira

Maureen May all your fantastic memories fill the emptiness created by Billy's passing. He was one hell of a guy who, like his father before him , just totally enjoyed "living" We have all been so fortunate for having shared so much together along the way !!! Up the Hill, Church Street, North Pond, Onset, the Dolphin. You guys were a great team so great for each other! Paul
Paul Innis Milford/EastWareham/Gulfport, Florida

Dear Friend Maureen and Family. Spoke to Margaret McGowan today. We are in the Carolinas I was so sorry to hear about Billy. Bob and I enjoyed that Onset mobile home. I understand the loss you are feeling. In time it will get easier. I can't believe it is eleven years for Bob , but think of him every day. If you ever need to talk please give me a call.
Pat (O'Donnell) Fraser

Maureen and Family. How very sorry I am for your loss. He was quite a guy! I remember so many happy years as our families enjoyed time together, up on the hill and on the North Pond, as we grew up. I loved every minute with him and Dot and Bill.God Bless you all at this time. You must have so many wonderful memories of your own!Much love always. John and Margaret, Englewood Fla.
John and Margaret McGowan

Feel no guilt in laughter, he'd know how much you care. Feel no sorrow in a smile that he is not here to share. You cannot grieve forever; he would not want you to. He'd hope that you could carry on the way you always do. So, talk about the good times and the way you showed you cared, The days you spent together, all the happiness you shared. Let memories surround you, a word someone may say Will suddenly recapture a time, an hour, a day, That brings him back as clearly as though he were still here, And fills you with the feeling that he is always near. For if you keep those moments, you will never be apart And he will live forever locked safely within your heart. Unknown
Beach Family

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