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Donohue, John E.

John Edward Donohue, a longtime resident of West Roxbury, died Thursday, August 13, 2020 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston.  He was 72.  John was born September 15, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of William L. Sr., and Mary Theresa (Findlen) Donohue.  He is the brother of Anne Marie Angers of Topsham, Maine, and the late Mary T. Hall, the late Joseph Francis Donohue, the late Neil P. Donohue Sr. and the late William L. Donohue Jr.  He was also survived by several nieces and nephews.  John worked as a school bus driver with a heart of gold.  He watched over his elderly neighbors, and he cared for local homeless individuals.  John also enjoyed watching wildlife including local deer and turkeys.  Private interment will be in New Calvary Cemetery in Boston.  A Memorial Mass will be held at a time to be announced. 

Guestbook Entries

  1. Pamela Shruhan
    August 31st, 2020 | 4:34 pm

    Anne Marie, My deepest sympathy to you on the passing of you brother Jackie. It is said that when a sibling passes away they take a piece of our hearts with them. May you take some comfort in all the fond memories you have, that you will cherish forever.

  2. Nephew of John
    September 14th, 2020 | 10:20 am

    This man’s deeds reach an example of human love. R.I.P Uncle

    Thank you!

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