Obituary: Richard C. O'Donnell

Richard C. O’Donnell, at 64
Richard C. O’Donnell of Hull died Nov. 22, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 64.
Mr. O’Donnell enjoyed camping in Maine and hanging out in his garage. He took great pride in his yard and enjoyed taking care of his beloved dogs. He was a passionate advocate of historic preservation in Hull and served as a longtime member of the Hull Historic District Commission and the Fort Revere Park & Preservation Society. He was a devoted husband, a loving father, and a cherished brother, who will be sadly missed.  
The beloved husband of the late Susan [Fitzpatrick] O’Donnell; Devoted father of Caitlin Richardson and her husband, Kevin, of Hull; cherished brother of Carol Fitzgerald of Hanson, Judith Knightly of Scituate, Helen Parlon of East Wakefield, NH, Donna O’Donnell of Marshfield, Thomas O’Donnell, formerly of Marshfield, Greg O’Donnell of Bridgewater, Patricia O’Donnell of North Carolina, and the late John and Robert O’Donnell; brother in law of Michael and Robin Fitzpatrick and James Fitzpatrick of South Boston. Mr. O’Donnell is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Service have been held. Mr. O’Donnell was laid to rest at Hull Village Cemetery. For online condolences, visit