P.J. O’Donnell Succumbs
Patrick James O’Donnell, veteran Seattle entertainer and writer died suddenly Tuesday at his home at 15904 20th Ave. S.W. He was the husband of the former Viola Bozarth, who wrote for many years under the name of Cynthia Grey for the old Seattle Star.
Mr. O’Donnell, who was 50 years old, was a native of Bayonne, N.J. He had made his home in Seattle for 33 years and was a member of the Wilkes Players and the Duffy Players.
In addition to his widow, he leaves three brothers, Cornelius J., Daniel J. and John J. O’Donnell, in California, and a sister Mrs. Ann Kavet of Portland.
Requiem mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday in St. Francis’ Church at Seahurst. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery under the directin of Joseph R. Manning and Sons.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 15 December 1949