Cara DePina, 70, Bridgeport

Cara Jean DePina 70, of Bridgeport, passed away 11:30 pm Thursday, June 3, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born March 16, 1951 in Vincennes, Indiana to John O’Dell 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; her step-father Horace McCabe of Vincennes; her nephew Nathan O’Dell, whom she raised, of Bridgeport; her siblings, Rita O’Dell of Vincennes, John O’Dell of Smithville, and Tonya Harper of Vincennes; 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 February 13, 2018, and a brother Danny O’Dell.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later time.  Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Cara DePina.