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“Diane, so sorry to hear of Walt's passing. The album showed some beautiful pictues. It is hard now but you have some beautiful memories to share with...Read More »
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“Love you, all of you! His beautiful and kind soul lives on in you. Annika and Duke XOXOXOXXO ”
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“Our deepest sympathy to the O'Donnell and Rogers family. Rest In Peace. ”
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“My deepest condolances to the O'Donnell family. Walt was simply in a league of his as a surgeon and a teacher. He taught all of us how to work hard...Read More »
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“My condolences to the entire O'Donnell family on the passing of Dr. O'Donnell and may you find peace. Dr O'Donnell was always the most compassionate,...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Ben Farls Felice - Peoria, AZ

“Thank you all for your wonderful messages. Please note we will all be celebrating his life at 1 PM Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Allegheny Country...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Brennan O'Donnell - Sewickley, PA

“OD was the best, worked with him many times in Presby OR, learned alot and laughed alot. God Bless him and his family. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Judy Karlovits - PA

“Walter was my resident when I was a senior medical student and chief resident when I was a resident. He was a superb physician, surgeon, teacher,...Read More »
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Walter was born on October 14, 1941 and passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Walter was a resident of Sewickley, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

He graduated from Saint Elizabeth High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science from St. Vincent College in 1963.

Dr. O'Donnell served as Captain in the United States Air Force in Vietnam from February 1969 to 1970 where he received the Bronze Star Medal.

As the good doctor would have wanted, we will all be celebrating his life at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Allegheny Country Club, 250 Country Club Road, Sewickley, PA 15143 (412) 741-7500.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America at https://vva.org/ , Animal Friends at http://www.thinkingoutsidethecage.org/, and Oceana at http://oceana.org/.