Charles J. "Chuck" O'Donnell, Jr.

  • Born: April 7, 1947
  • Died: June 22, 2021
  • Location: Dania Beach, Florida

James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home

1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Tel. (617) 265-9840

Tribute & Message From The Family

O'DONNELL, Charles J. Jr. "Chuck". Of Dania Beach, FL, and Carver, MA, originally from Dorchester, died peacefully with family at his side on June 22, 2021.

Beloved father of Lauren K. and her husband Paul R. Savage of Quincy, and Rory C. O'Donnell and his girlfriend Elizabeth H. Sullivan of Dorchester.

Son of the late Charles J. O'Donnell and Evelyn T. (White) O'Donnell.

Eldest brother of Karen L. Benner of Braintree, Janice E. Fisher and her wife Karen L. Simister of Califon, NJ, Steven G. and his wife Rosemary O'Donnell of Rockland, James J. O'Donnell and his girlfriend Linda M. Marot of Taunton, MaryAnn and her husband Stephen M. Henderson of Braintree, John H. and his wife Barbara L. O'Donnell of North Easton, Robert P. and his wife Christine M. O'Donnell of Braintree, Julie A. and her husband Thomas P. Murphy of Dorchester, and the late Jeanne A. Henderson.

Brother-in-law of Paul A. Henderson Jr. and his wife Diane.

Survived by many nieces and nephews, and the late Samantha L. O'Donnell, Timothy W. O'Donnell, and Scott J. Fisher.

Chuck was a Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was an avid golfer and Boston Red Sox fan, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

Family and friends will honor and remember Chuck's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Monday, June 28th, from 4-8 P.M.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish on Tuesday morning, June 29th, at 10:30 A.M.

Burial with military honors will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 1:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Chuck's memory may be made to Old Colony Hospice at or to the V.A. Boston at


Condolence & Memory Journal

I am very sorry to just hear of Chucks passing he was my pool guy for a number of years before retiring. I enjoyed his times here doing work and having a conversation with him his no nonsense and direct thoughts of what we were talking about at the time he was a old school guy .my condolences to his family he was one of a kind

Posted by Dennis Gedziun - Work   September 28, 2021

Steve and family-I have great memories of Chuck and softball and bowling at K of C 116.Very sorry to hear of his passing. Mike(bugs) Moran

Posted by michael moran - 02184, MA - Friend   July 16, 2021

O'Donnell Family , Sorry for your loss .Chuckie was a Brother Knight of Columbus way back when with me . Had many a clever conversation with him and Jack O'Hare . May he Rest in Peace Jimmy Whelan

Posted by Jimmy Whelan - DORCHESTER, MA - Friend   June 28, 2021

Lauren and Rory, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Thinking of you, and sending you strength during this difficult time.

Posted by Megan Cosgrove - Ottawa, ON, Canada   June 25, 2021

So sorry for your loss!!

Posted by Russ and Barbara Fisher    June 25, 2021

Julie and Family, sorry for the loss of your brother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Pam (Rogowski)

Posted by Pamela Kammer - Dorchester, MA - Friend   June 24, 2021

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