Loretta A. (Cawley) McDonnell passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 at the family residence. She was 96.

Born in Pittston, Pa., Loretta had resided in Morrisville for many years prior to moving to Yardley three years ago. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John T. McDonnell, and her daughter, Mary Pat Williamson.

She is survived by her son, Jack J. McDonnell ; and daughter, Karen M. Kulesza; her five grandchildren, Lisa Willard (Paul), John Wiliamson (Michele), Lory Klotz (Tom), Lee Ann Clarke (Joe) and Kevin Kulesza; seven great grandchildren, Erica (Jay), Hilary, Owen, Johnny, Joey, Sierra and Morgan; as well as two great grandchildren, Kayleb and Kamren. She is also survived by her extended family, many nieces and nephews and was “Mom-Mom” to Sabeen and Shermeen Ahmad.

Relatives and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday evening, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday morning, at the James O. Bradley Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Bellevue Ave., Penndel, Pa. 19047. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. John the Evangelist Church in Yardley. Her interment will follow in St. Ignatius Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer Mass cards.