Patrick J. Donahue, 81
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Patrick J. Donahue, 81, of Fishers, passed from this life November 8, 2013. He was born December 6, 1931 in Lafayette, IN to the late Dr. E. T. and Wilma Mae Voliva Donahue.
Patrick graduated from Lafayette Jeff High School, Class of 1949. He attended Indiana University and joined the U. S. Coast Guard, serving his country during the Korean War. Upon returning from the service, he graduated from IU with a BS in Business.
Patrick married Sandra J. Wickersham, October 11, 1958.
Mr. Donahue was the owner of Donahue Drugs and also Silvers Men's and Boy's, retiring in 2010. He was a longtime member of St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church and the Lafayette Country Club.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church, 11441 Hague Rd., with calling from 9:00 a.m.
Patrick is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Sandra J. Donahue; his six devoted children, Mike P. J. Donahue (Gayle), Tim P. J. Donahue (Cara), Colleen P. J. Wright (Rob), Dan P. J. Donahue (Michelle), Catherine P. J. Brown (Don), and Patrick T. J. Donahue; nine grandchildren, Tim P. Donahue II, Nicole M. Wright, Sean M. Donahue, Jacob A. Donahue, Ross D. Brown, Jacqueline M. Donahue, Megan J. Donahue, Jerry E. Donahue, and Daniel T. Donahue; two sisters, Kate Mullen (Rodger, deceased) and Marjorie Moore (Dr. Don).
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church, for Memorial Masses.
Final care and arrangements are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Fishers-Castleton Chapel. www.shirleybrothers.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2013