Donna Marie O'Donnell

March 12, 1942November 22, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Donna Marie O’Donnell announce her passing on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at the age of 76 years in Riverdale MD.

Donna was born to Edward and Gertrude Catlin on March 12, 1942 in Rochester NY. She attended Alfred State University. After retiring from a long career at Xerox Corp, she fulfilled her dream of starting a catering company with her husband, Terry, whom she married in September 1981. She moved to Maryland in 2007 to be closer to her children and grandchildren. She was a devoted member of her church, Calvary Chapel, and was friends to many.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Catlin, and her husband Terry O’Donnell. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Thomas (Christine) Scheib and Julie (James) Coleman; her grandchildren, Alex, Cassidy, Seamus and Cormac; and her close friend Christopher Scherer. A memorial service will be held at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, 3401 Bladensburg Rd, Brentwood MD, 20722 on Friday December 7th at 1:30 PM.

Memorial donations in memory of Donna may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at or Capital Caring at


  • Gathering Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, December 7, 2018

Donna Marie O'Donnell

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Chaka Street

December 5, 2018

Mrs. Donna will be missed!

Christine Scheib

November 27, 2018