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Obituary for John F Donahue

Date of Birth: 2/4/1928

Date of Death: 12/24/2013

Age: 85

Lawrence MA

Lawrence - John F. Donahue, 85, a lifelong resident of Lawrence, Mass., died on December 24, 2013, at the Mary Immaculate Health Care Center in Lawrence. Mr. Donahue was born in Lawrence, Mass., on February 4, 1928, to Joseph & Katherine (McMahon) Donahue. He was educated in the Lawrence School System. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He worked for over 15 years as a groundskeeper for the Parks Department in Lawrence. He loved sports, especially playing softball and baseball. He was an avid sports fan and loved to follow the Red Sox and the New England Patriots. He leaves his two sisters-in-law, Florence Donahue of Andover, and Loraine Donahue of North Andover; one niece, Lisa Cunnane of North Andover; and two nephews, Jeff Donahue of New Hampshire, and Brian Donahue of Lawrence. He was predeceased by his brothers, Joseph and Thomas Donahue. ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Tuesday, December 31, at 11 a.m., at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, Mass. Friends and family may call from 10 to 11 a.m., on Tuesday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Immaculate Health Care Center, 172 Lawrence St., Lawrence, MA 01841