Chris O’Donnell Death, Obituary – We regret to notify you of the demise of Chris O’Donnell, who was a friend and a former player for Northumberland county. It is with a sad heart that we share this news with you. During this extremely difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with Alec and all of Chris’ loved ones.
He was a member of the Watchung Hills Regional High School wrestling team and graduated with the Class of 2000 from Watchung Hills Regional High School. Before attending SAE Institute for Audio Engineering in Manhattan, New York, Chris spent some time working at Melissa’s Deli in Watchung. Melissa’s Deli is located in Watchung. As a member of Boy Scout Troop 28 in Warren, he looked forward to the opportunity to go on the yearly camping vacations to Sabattis, New York.
He was a member of the Warren Township Baseball Association’s All Star team for many years during his career as a baseball player. Chris was an exceptional cook who also enjoyed outdoor activities like hunting and hiking. He had a lot of fun choreographing dances and performing them in different bars all across New York City. His brother, Brian Michael O’Donnell, passed away in March of two years ago, two years before his passing. He is survived by his parents, Charles J. O’Donnell and Camille A. Cofone O’Donnell of Watchung; his brothers,
Daniel and Kyle; his sister, Sarah; his paternal grandmother, Mary O’Donnell of Springfield; his maternal grandmother, Carmella Cofone of Brick; and he was loved by many cousins, aunts, uncles, and a large number of friends. His paternal grandmother, Mary O’Donnell, is from Springfield, and his maternal grandmother is from Brick. On Monday, March 16, at 9:30 am,
Funeral Services will be held at Higgins Home for Funerals, located at 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung. This will be followed by a Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 am, which will be held at Our Lady of the Mount R.C. Church in Warren. The burial will take place at St. Teresa’s Cemetery in Summit.