Sylvia Ann (Caricato) O'Donnell

August 5, 1939May 10, 2021
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Sylvia Ann (Caricato) O’Donnell went home to Jesus on May 10, 2021 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Sylvia was born on August 5, 1939 to Joe and Rose Maurello.

Sylvia was an educator for 28 years in Pueblo School District No. 70; the majority of those years were spent at South and North Mesa Elementary Schools as a Special Education Teacher.

She married Sam Caricato in January of 1958. Together they had four children Sam (Annetta), Joe (Mary), Bob (Julie), and Mary Ann. Sam passed away in 1990.

Sylvia married James O’Donnell in 1999 and with his two sons, James II (Rasa) and Kevin (Jennifer), they all became one family.

Sylvia is preceded in death by her first husband Sam Caricato, parents Joe and Rose Maurello, and nephew Rick Fabec.

She is survived by her husband, Jim; all six of her and Jim’s children; grandchildren Andrew & Shelbi Hood, Samantha Caricato, Steele Youngblood, Isabella & Ilan O’Donnell, Sky Prentice, Brendan O ’Donnell, and Jacob Beauprez; sisters Rosalind (Fred) Fabec and Jolene (Bob) VanVranken; and numerous nephews and nieces .

Sylvia was loved deeply and her absence here will be felt by many.

Services: Wednesday, May 19th at St Joseph Catholic Church in Blend. Visitation: 9:30 AM Mass: 10:00, Interment: Roselawn Cemetery immediately following mass.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

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  • Jim O'Donnell Spouse
  • Sam Caricato (Annetta) Son
  • Joe Caricato (Mary) Son
  • Bob Caricato (Julie) Son
  • Mary Ann Caricato Daughter
  • James O'Donnell II (Rasa) Stepson
  • Kevin O'Donnell (Jennifer) Stepson
  • Andrew Hood Grandchild
  • Shelbi Hood Grandchild
  • Samantha Caricato Grandchild
  • Steele Youngblood Grandchild
  • Isabella O'Donnell Grandchild
  • Ilan O'Donnell Grandchild
  • Sky Prentice Grandchild
  • Brendan O'Donnell Grandchild
  • Jacob Beauprez Grandchild
  • Rosalind Fabec (Fred) Sister
  • Jolene VanVranken (Bob) Sister

  • Andrew Hood
  • Fred Fabec
  • Scott Lane
  • Ryan Lane
  • Bob Caricato
  • Craig Fabec
  • Brendan O'Donnell
  • Ilan O'Donnell
  • Jacob Beauprez
  • Steele Youngblood

Past Services

Wednesday, May 19, 2021


Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Funeral Mass


Graveside Service