March 2, 1967
John P. O'Donnell
Marine Pfc. John P. O'Donnell, 19, son of John A. and Mary M. Barrett O'Donnell of 232 Curry Place, has been killed in action in Vietnam, where he had been stationed little more than a month.
The O'Donnell's were notified this morning that their son was killed near Quang Pri by multiple fragmentation wounds while on an operation. Pfc. O'Donnell had been serving with a weapons division in Vietnam since February 1, assigned to Co. L. 1st Platoon, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Battalion.
A June, 1966 graduate of Ursuline High School, Pfc. O'Donnell joined the Marines in August. He was a member of St. Edward Church and the YMCA here. He was born in Youngstown April 7, 1947.
Besides his parents, he leaves two sisters, Margaret and Ann, and two brothers, Thomas and Robert, all at home; and his grandmother, Mrs. William E. O'Donnell of Youngstown.
Funeral services will be held here later this month.