Annamae (Krob) Donahue

Annamae (Krob) Donahue, 92, of Manchester, beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Donahue, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital.

She was born April 29, 1921, in Manchester, daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Buzzell) Krob, and was a lifelong resident of Manchester. Annamae was a member of North United Methodist Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the SNET Pioneers Group.

She is survived by her son, Timothy Donahue, and his husband, Stan Fujioka, of Honolulu, Hawaii; sister, Elaine Curia of Naples, Fla.; five grandchildren, JoAnn Matuszak, and her husband, Bill, of Wakefield, R.I., Susan Redman, and her husband, Thayer, of Hebron, BridgetAnn Gohla, and her husband, Nathan, of Hartford, Meghan Archibald, and her husband, Rob, of Andover, Joe Moriarty, and his wife, Robyn, of Holliston, Mass.; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Jo-Ann D. Moriarty, and brother, Alan C. Krob.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the Watkins Funeral Home, 142 E. Center St., Manchester. Burial will be private in St. James Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, 120 Wall St., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10005.

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Funeral Home

Holmes Funeral Home
400 Main Street Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 643-2441

Published in Journal Inquirer from June 10 to June 14, 2013