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Dr. Stephen M. Donohue

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Dr.  Stephen M. Donohue Obituary

Dr. Stephen M. Donohue, 90, of Andover, beloved husband of 63 years of the late Mary (Clemens) Donohue, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at his home. Born in Windsor, Steve attended the Loomis School followed by Trinity College. He served in the US Army as a medic during WWII. He married his sweetheart Mary in 1946 and soon they started their family. He graduated from Tufts Medical School in 1949 and returned to Windsor where he spent the next 40 years caring for a great many people as their devoted family physician. In retirement he loved golfing, gardening, summers at Old Lyme Shores, trips to Saratoga, winters in Sarasota FL, and above all spending time with family. Steve is survived by five children, Sheila Johnston of Asheville, NC, Michael Donohue and wife Carole Maloney of Cincinnati, OH, Stephen Donohue and wife Romina of Newton, MA, Tom Donohue and wife Kristin Triff of Windsor and Brigid Donohue of Andover. He also leaves 13 beloved grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. Besides his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his children Maureen A. Donohue and Gerard L. Donohue; his siblings Margaret Donohue Libera, Marion Donohue, Anne Donohue Rosenberger, and James Donohue. A gentle, humble, fun-loving man, Steve will be missed and fondly remembered. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM Saturday, March 29 at St. Joseph Church, 1747 Poquonock Ave Windsor followed by burial in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. His family will receive friends on Friday, March 28 from 4 PM to 7 PM at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave Windsor. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Steve's name to the Loomis Chaffee Founders Scholarship Fund, 4 Batchelder Rd Windsor, CT 06095. For online condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 27, 2014
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