Terrence M. Donovan(1954 - 2013)

Terrence M. Donovan

AGE: 59 • Beachwood

Terrence Michael Donovan (Terry), beloved husband, father and friend passed away suddenly on Monday, March 4. He was born in New York City on March 2, 1954, and lived on Staten Island and East Brunswick before moving to Beachwood in 1987. Terry's greatest joy and passion in life was his family. He loved all sports, especially the NY Yankees and Giants. He loved all kinds of music and was a wonderful chef, always creating new and tasty recipes. Terry graduated from E. Brunswick High School and Rider College. He worked for Telcordia/Ericsson for 28 years.

Terry was predeceased by his parents Eugene and Norma (Carlucci) Donovan, sister Marilyn Donovan and brother Thomas Donovan. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years Pamela, sons and their girlfriends Christopher (Nicole Tollin), and Kevin (Carla Gavia), brother Pat (Carol) Donovan and sister Norene (Tom) Fleming, in-laws, Norman and Nina Persing and Beverly and Willi Hofer, many nieces, nephews, brothers- and sisters-in laws, and many friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9 at 1:00 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Beachwood, NJ. Donations in Terry's name can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Lutheran Social Ministries (note Hurricane Sandy Relief).

Published in Asbury Park Press & Home News Tribune from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2013