Mary O'Donnell

Obituary of Mary Sheila O'Donnell

Mary Sheila O'Donnell Mary Sheila O'Donnell 83 of Rochester, NY passed away peacefully Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born in West Granville NY, but spent most of her life in the Rochester, NY area. She was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Roach) O'Donnell. Sheila was predeceased by her sister, Nancy O'Donnell Rathbun; niece, Katherine O'Donnell; and two nephews, Michael Rathbun and Mark Rathbun. She is survived by her loving brother, John O'Donnell (Seekonk, MA). Also surviving are her nieces, Ellen Rathbun & Erin Terrien; nephews, Mathew Rathbun, Richard Rathbun, Christopher O'Donnell, Timothy O'Donnell, Patrick O'Donnell, Dr. John O'Donnell, Jr, and Casey O'Donnell; and many great nieces and nephews. Sheila graduated from SUNY Albany with a focus on Library Science and spent her entire career working at the Rochester Public Library. She was an avid Bridge player, gardener, photographer, cat lover and was part of the Bell Choir at St. Mary's and St Paul's. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Burial will be held at St. Patrick's Cemetery in West Granville, NY on December 29, 2021 at 2PM. Online condolences may be made at
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