Donahue, Joseph P., Jr., Esq.
In Boston, Sept. 14, 2013, at Mass General, 88, of Tyngsboro, formerly of Lowell. Founding partner of former Donahue and Donahue law firm in Lowell. WWII veteran, Ensign U.S. Navy. Graduate Dartmouth College - 1946, MBA graduate Tuck School - 1947, graduate with JD Boston College Law school - 1950. Member Mass Bar Assn. Husband of Karen L. (Pope) Donahue; he was also the husband of the late Eileen (McGuire) Donahue, his wife of 46 years, who died March 26, 1996; father of Joseph P. Donahue, III, and wife Priscilla B. Wald of Durham, NC, Matthew C. Donahue and wife Lisa Gwiazda of Lowell, John B. Donahue and wife Wendy of Lowell and Marianne Perchlik and husband Andrew of Marshfield, VT; 14 grandchildren; step father of Paige Johnson and husband Jason and Derek Bingley and wife Samantha and 3 step grandchildren. Brother of Richard K. Donahue and his wife Nancy of Lowell, Daniel J. Donahue and his wife Marilyn of Barrington, IL, David Donahue and his wife Jean of Winchester, Dorothy Sullivan and her husband Jim of Westford and Catherine Donahue of Falmouth and the late Margaret Raney. many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the O'Donnell Funeral Home, 276 Pawtucket St., LOWELL, 4 to 8 P.M. on Tuesday. Funeral Wednesday morning from funeral home at 9 o'clock followed by his Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church (Lower Church) in Lowell at 10 o'clock. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery in Tewksbury. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Contributions in his memory to the Joseph P. Donahue, Jr. Entreprenurial Fund for U/Mass Lowell, c/o the JP Donahue Charitable Foundation, c/o Eno, Martin and Donahue, LLP, 21 George St, Lowell, MA 01852. Arrangements by O'Donnell Funeral Home (978 or 866) 458-8768.


Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 16, 2013