News Sections
Audio
USS Indianapolis Hero Laid To Rest
Updated May 5, 2013 12:12 AM
 Print    Archive    RSS

(INDIANAPOLIS) - James E. O'Donnell, known to many as the sole survivor of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, will be be laid to rest Monday.

O'Donnell's viewing will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Monday, funeral services will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 12 p.m. O'Donnell will be buried immediately following the ceremony at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.

O'Donnell passed away Wednesday at North Community Hospital. After surviving the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, O'Donnell served for many years as an Indianapolis firefighter. He retired from IFD in 1991.

O'Donnell is survived by his wife, Mary Alice, four children, and eleven grandchildren.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2014 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  About  |  Feedback