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Clara Melinda O’Donnell, 83

Clara Melinda O’Donnell, 83 of Middleburg, FL passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021.  Clara was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to the United State in 1961 and residing in New Jersey.  She married her husband, Charlie and they moved throughout the northeast as his employment required them with CSX settleing in Florida in 2000.  Over the years, she practiced her Catholic Faith, enjoyed being around people, and was a mother to many who came into her life.  She loved Spanish music, playing (and winning) the slot machines, painting, arts and crafts, sewing and was an example to others with her hard work type of personality.  Clara will be missed by many.

Mrs. O’Donnell is survived by her husband of 51 years, Charlie O’Donnell, son, John (Bridget) O’Donnell, daughter, Tonya (Scott) Bishop, brother, Frank Polanco, sisters, Marie Sanchez and Teomatilde Arenas, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Family and friends may share their condolences at: 904-284-7720