Rosemary Donohue

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Rosemary Donohue

AGE: 85 • Lakewood

Rosemary Donohue died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. She was 85. Born and raised in Queens, NY, she resided there for most of her life before settling in Lakewood 11 years ago. Prior to retiring, she was a Supervisor for the NYC Housing Authority where she worked for 20 years. After retirement, she became an Administrative Supervisor for the NYPD. Rosemary was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Lake RC Church, Lakewood, and was also an active and dedicated member of her church's choir.

Surviving is her loving husband of 46 years, John P. Donohue; 3 sons, Michael, Thomas and his wife Katherine, and James and his wife Caroline; 2 grandchildren, Connor & Reagan; a brother, John Faughnan; 3 sisters-in-law, Theresa Galvin and her husband Patrick, Mary Ellen Donohue, SUSC, and Mary Donohue; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the Lake RC Church, Lakewood. Cremation will be private. Friends may call at D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Ave., Lakewood, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, or to post a tribute online, please visit In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, New York, NY 10087-7106, or

Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 12, 2014
Rosemary Donohue
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D'Elia Funeral Home
Route 70 & Vermont Avenue | Lakewood, NJ 08701 | (732) 363-1987
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