Susan Marie O'Donnell - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Susan Marie O’Donnell

Susan Marie O’Donnell, age 89, of Mt. Laurel, NJ and formerly of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 24, 2015.

Born in Darby, PA on September 17, 1925, Mrs. O’Donnell was a daughter of the late Fredrick J. O’Malley and Susan (Harkins) O’Malley.  She made her career as a sales clerk with the former John Wanamakers in Springfield, PA, where she worked for 10 years.

A devout Catholic, Mrs. O’Donnell was a longtime parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bear where she gave of her time and talents as an outreach volunteer and often could be found baking chocolate chip cookies to share with her fellow parishioners.  She enjoyed crocheting in her leisure time.  Above all else, Mrs. O’Donnell was happiest in the company of her beloved family, especially her grandchildren whom she adored.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. O’Donnell; 5 brothers; and 1 sister.  Mrs. O’Donnell is survived by her children, Charles O’Donnell (Ellen) of Colfax, IA, Susan Grahl (George) of Maple Shade, NJ, Regina Merlino (Robert) of Bear, DE, Kathleen  Lynn (John) of Elsmere, DE, Marguerite Hendrickson (David) of Colfax, IA, Marie O’Donnell of Maple Shade, NJ and Patricia Hancock (Steve) of Millington, MD; sister, Regina McFadden (Hap) of Dresher, PA;19 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and 1 great great granddaughter.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 am on Friday morning, July 31, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Road, Bear, DE  19701, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am.  Interment will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church, at the address listed above or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.


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  • My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

  • Our prayers are with your family in
    This difficult time❤️❤️❤️
    Very sorry for your Loss.
    Friends of Chris Merlino
    – Bob Collins Jr., Paula Collins and Family

  • I am so sorry for your loss! Rejoice in her legacy and the memories you hold. Prayers for comfort and strength!

  • Sue and your entire family I am so sorry for your loss. I know what a special lady your mom was. Keeping you all in my prayers and thoughts. I hope you all find peace in celebrating her beautiful life. Much love and prayers, The Cimino Family

  • so sorry for the loss of your mother, prayers are being sent to all of you.

  • Thinking of your family at this time. Your mom was a beautiful person, inside and out. Many prayers are being said.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for comfort, strength and peace for you and your family. Lady Lucilla Prusnak and Lady Donna Haught.

  • I was saddened to hear about the passing of Marie. she was one special lady with a heart bigger than herself. She is now at peace with her beloved Charlie and in the arms of Our Lord. Marie has well earned her crown in Heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God bless you all and give you comfort and strength to get through this sad and difficult time. RIP Marie..

  • Thank you so much. My mom love you do much as a friend. Your kind words are so appreciated. My dad and her are watching over their legacy.