Sara E. (Ippie) O'Donnell

September 22, 1929 ~ April 14, 2014




Sara E. (Ippie) O'Donnell, 84, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on April 14, 2014 at 1:05 a.m. at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.

She was born September 22, 1929 in Carbon Center, Pennsylvania to the late Robert J. Morrow and Winora C. (Smith) Morrow.

Sara was a homemaker and a retired registered nurse. She was a member of the North Street Christian Church and the Butler Memorial Hospital Alumnae Association. Sara was also with the foster grandparent program.

Sara is survived by one daughter, Mariann Muir and her husband Dennis of Butler, PA; two sons, Gary Lee O'Donnell and his wife Judy of Fenelton, PA and James E. O'Donnell and his wife Debi of Butler, PA; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Benjamin A. Morrow and his wife Alice of Butler, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry O. O'Donnell, whom she married November 17, 1951, and who passed away July 20, 1981; one son, Harry Jay O'Donnell; two sisters; and seven brothers.

Friends will be received Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the North Street Christian Church, 220 West North Street Butler, PA, with Pastor Robert C. Huber, officiating.

Burial will take place in the Worthington Presbyterian Cemetery.

Memorial donations are suggested the Butler Memorial Hospital Alumnae Association, c/o Treasurer Butler Memorial Hospital, One Hospital Way, Butler, PA 16001 or the VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Drive, Butler, PA 16001.




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