O'Donnell, Norma L.

04/01/1943 ~


Norma Lea O’Donnell, 77, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020.

Norma was born April 1, 1943, in Niagara Falls, New York, to Norman and Leaone Utts.  She was the second of three children.

Norma attended the University of Buffalo and earned a degree in Interior Design.  After graduation she began a career as an Interior Decorator.  Norma moved to Texas and started her own company, O’Donnell Interior Improvements, which was a success for over 40 years.

Norma was a devout Episcopalian and attended Good Shepherd Episcopal Church of Kingwood.  She was well known and respected in the community and active in many business organizations and clubs in the Kingwood area.

Norma is survived by her son James E. O’Donnell and his wife Connie of Amherst, NY; her grandson Austin J. O’Donnell of Williamsville, NY; her granddaughters Victoria and Olivia O’Donnell of Amherst, NY; her sister Marjorie Klein and  her husband Howard of Naples, Fl; good friend Denise O’Donnell of Williamsville, NY; aunts and numerous cousins as well as her beloved cats, Molly, Monika and Julio.

Norma was preceded in death by her father and mother, Norman and Leaone Utts; and her brother, Thomas Utts.

A Celebration of Life will be planned at a later date after Covid19 restrictions are lifted.

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3 thoughts on “O'Donnell, Norma L.”

  1. Hermina and Raj Saxena

    Our sincerest condolences to the family and close friends of Norma. We worked with Norma over the last 20 years on updating and repairing our home. We were one of her post Harvey clients and it was a blessing to have her work with us. We will miss her!

  2. Norma is also survived by her niece Krista Klein and her children Katerina
    Mariel Kipp, William M Kipp111 (Mars), of San Francisco, her nephew Eric J. Klein of Bonita Springs, Fl.

  3. My family was good friends with Norma and we all loved her. She was great friends with my parents Bob and Maxine Boutwell and we all loved motorcycles and had great times just hanging out and laughing. She has been a friend up to her passing and was looking forward to seeing her in Houston. She is my last connection to my mother and always considered her like an aunt. I will miss her so much and wished I could have seen her or talked to her one last time. To all who loved her you have my sincere condolences and prayers

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