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Cara Jean DePina, 70

Posted on June 7, 2021

Cara Jean DePina

Cara Jean DePina

BRIDGEPORT — Cara Jean DePina, age 70, of Bridgeport, passed away at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born March 16, 1951 in Vincennes, Indiana, to John ODell and Iva Lou McCabe.

Cara had worked as a teacher’s aid at Headstart for many years. She loved flowers and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are: her daughters, Dawn Shots of Lawrenceville; and Buffy DePina of Decker, Indiana; her step-father, Horace McCabe of Vincennes, Indiana; her nephew, Nathan ODell whom she raised, of Bridgeport; her siblings, Rita ODell of Vincennes, Indiana; John ODell of Smithville; and Tonya Harper of Vincennes, Indiana; along with her grandson, James Shots, who was the apple of her eye.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, James DePina, whom she married on June 19, 1970 and preceded her on Feb. 13, 2018; and a brother, Danny ODell.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later time. 

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Cara DePina.

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