Rosemary Donovan 64, formerly of Keene, NH, died June 27, 2013 at the Keene Center Genesis, Court Street, Keene, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Ipswich, Mass., January 21, 1949, the daughter of Patrick and Zelda (Hayes) Donovan. A resident of Keene since 1963, she was a 1967 graduate of Keene High School and attended Mt. Ida College in Newton, MA. She is survived by two daughters, Sara E. MacKinnon of Brattleboro, VT, Lisa M. Hutchins of Adams, MA; seven grandchildren, Nakia Adams, Olivia Gonzalez, Isaac Gonzales, Dustin Hutchins, Ryan Will, Kyle Will, Abigail Will; and her special friends, Harry Heims of Hinsdale, NH, Georgianna Hamilton of Westmoreland, NH and Carol Augusta of Hartford, CT. She was predeceased by a daughter, Stephanie A. Will in 2012 and a brother, Peter Genawese, April 14, 1983. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 17th at 1:00 PM at 49 Community Way, Keene. Burial in the Village Cemetery, Spofford, will be private. Flowers are happily accepted, or donations be made in Rosemary Donovans memory to The Susan B.
, Vermont-New Hampshire Affiliate, PO Box 2496, Manchester Center, VT 05255, or to the Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Road, West Swanzey, NH 03446. The Foley Funeral Home (www.foleyfuneralhome.com), of Keene, NH is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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Published in The Ipswich Chronicle from July 9 to July 16, 2013