Alexander J. O'Donnell

Alexander J. O'Donnell

April 9, 2017

Alexander J. O'Donnell, 64, of Luzerne, passed away on Sunday morning at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre, son of the late Alexander W. O'Donnell and Agnes Kovalick O'Donnell. He was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, class of 1970. He was a US Marine Corp veteran during the Vietnam Conflict. Alex had 35 total years of service between the Marine Corp and the US Army. He retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot and the 109 Field Artillery. He was a member of the VFW Post 283, Kingston and American Legion Post 644, Swoyersville.

Alex is survived by his wife the former Mary Alice James; son, Alexander O'Donnell, Jr., Luzerne; daughter, Nancy Geiser and husband Carl, Virginia; granddaughter, Brooke Geiser; brothers, David and William O'Donnell, both of Swoyersville; Richard O'Donnell, Luzerne; sister, Patricia Fedorko, Virginia.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:00 am at the Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home, Inc. 568 Bennett St. Luzerne. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Swoyersville. Family and friends can call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5-7 pm. To leave a message of condolence for his family please visit In lieu of flowers memorial donation can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project 4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32256