Charles Joseph Donaher
Resident of Los Altos
Charles Joseph Donaher, 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. He was born in Yonkers, NY to Charles and Ruth Morrissey Donaher on April 25, 1923.
He is survived by his loving wife Riette McCue Donaher of 67 years and their daughters, Harriette (Deceased), Arlene and Deborah. Their Grandchildren Terri, Trisha, Brandon, Ryan and Great Grandchild Caitlyn. Charles was preceded in death by his sister Alice Redmond.
Charles served in the US Marine Corp. in WWII in the South Pacific. Charles was a mechanical & electrical engineer, he worked for American Standard, GE and IBM the majority of his career. IBM transferred the family to CA in 1965. Charles started his own company, AMACOM that was acquired by Thomas & Betts. Charles has numerous patents. Charles retired working for Rohm, that was acquired by IBM.
Memorial Services will be held on; Saturday August 10, 2013 at 1:00pm
Spangler Mortuaries, 399 So. San Antonio at Lyell, Los Altos, CA
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Aug. 3, 2013