Christopher F. O'Donnell

March 21, 1985 ~ April 24, 2021 (age 36)


Boardman - Christopher F. O'Donnell, 36, of Boardman, died Saturday afternoon, April 24, 2021 at University Hospital in Cleveland, in the loving presence of his parents, sister, and brother. He was born March 21, 1985 in Mineola, NY, a son of Kevin and Mary (Schiffauer) O'Donnell and had lived in this area most of his life.

He was a 2003 graduate of Boardman High School and had earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton in 2007. For the past five years, he was a banker for Huntington National Bank.  

Besides his parents, he leaves his sister, Katie (Nicholas) Muscari; his brother, Kyle (Fiancée Mary) O'Donnell; numerous, loving aunts, uncles and cousins; as well as his cherished nephew and niece, Mason and Maddie Lou Muscari. 

He was preceded in death by his brother, Joey O'Donnell, as well as his loving grandparents, Richard and Imelda Schiffauer and Frank and Irene O'Donnell.

Having spent his early years living  in New York, Chris forever remained a loyal fan of the New York Mets, Giants and Islanders. One could always tell which sport was in season by Chris’s sports attire. Chris also shared a keen interest in the history of WW2. He watched many documentaries and read many books of that era.

Chris will be remembered as being truly genuine with a kind, loving, and generous soul. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation for the love and support of his family and friends throughout Chris’s illness. The family also wishes to express their deep appreciation to his Oncology team and staff at the Seidman Cancer Center.

A Prayer service will be held at 10:15 a.m. Friday April 30, 2021 at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial  at 11:00 a.m. at St. Christine Catholic Church in Youngstown. Friends may call from 3-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home in Boardman. Due to COVID-19, all guests visiting the funeral home are asked to wear a mask and honor the 6-Foot rule.

In memory of Chris, donations  may be made to University Hospital, Seidman Cancer Center, in Cleveland, OH.  

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April 29, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Davis-Becker Funeral Home
8536 Market Street
Boardman, OH 44512

Prayer Service
April 30, 2021

10:15 AM
Davis-Becker Funeral Home Boardman
8536 Market Street
Boardman, OH 44512

Mass of Christian Burial
April 30, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Christine Catholic Church (Youngstown)

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