Ronald C. O’Donnell, Jr., 48, of Ellwood City passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2015 after an eight month long battle with ALS.
Ron was born on February 20, 1967 in Ellwood City to the late Ronald C. O’Donnell, Sr. and Anita Sheldone O’Donnell. He is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1985, and had also attended Clarion College. Ron worked in auto sales for thirty years. He is also a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish, and the Sons of Italy #608. He enjoyed drag racing and antique cars.
Ron is survived by his wife, Valarie Perry O’Donnell whom he married in 1991, his daughter, Megan O’Donnell, his sister, Jeniffer (Randy) Lafoso of Salt Lake City, UT, his mother-in-law, Shirley Perry of Ellwood City, and his brother-in-law, Michael N. Perry and Jennifer Corio of Ellwood City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his step mother, Debi O’Donnell, and his father-in-law, Michael Perry.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and on Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services. A Blessing Service for Ron will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 am in the funeral home with Father Zachary Galiyas officiating. Memorial contributions in Ron’s name may be made to the Holy Redeemer Angel Fund.
The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/