Catherine M. Donovan

Donovan, Catherine M. (Nee O'Brien) Born to Eternal Life on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the age of 92 years. A long-time resident of Wauwatosa, Catherine will always be loved and remembered by her dear husband Joseph and their five children: Kathleen, Patrick (Molly), Timothy, Dennis and James (Lori). She was the proud grandmother of 6 grandsons: Kevin, Brian, Daniel, Casey, Adam and Stephen (Vicci) and great-grandmother of three. Catherine is also survived by her sister Patricia (the late Bruce) Laning, brother Thomas (Kappy) O'Brien, brother-in-law Robert (Gloria) Donovan and many nieces and nephews. Catherine served the City of Wauwatosa as Deputy City Clerk for 33 years, and with her husband was a founding member of the Shamrock Club of Wisconsin. She was an avid reader and volunteered at Froedtert Hospital for many years. Visitation begins Monday, March 18 at 9:30 AM in the Chapel at San Camillo Retirement Community (10200 W. Bluemound Road, Wauwatosa) where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM. Luncheon reception will follow in the adjacent dining room. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice would be appreciated by the family.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Mar. 14 to Mar. 17, 2013