Jane Donahue Durbin, 80, of Bardstown, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at her residence. She was born on April 24, 1933, in New Hope, was a retired secretary for House of Nelson which became Smith Brothers Distributing for a total of 52 years, a member of St. Joseph Church where she also served as a eucharist adorer, a volunteer for Federal Hill Manor bingo for years, member of Nelson County AARP and played the organ for many years at Holy Cross Church.
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She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Pike Durbin; her parents, John Francis and Marie Mattingly Donahue; five brothers, Nolan, Randall, Billy, Paschal and Donnie Donahue; and a sister, Linda Sullivan.
Survivors include two sisters, Doris (Joe) Gorman, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Carol (Mark) Tuttle, of Lexington; four brothers, Leon Donahue, of Louisville, Tommy (Rose) Donahue, of Bardstown, Jim (Bette) Donahue, of Bardstown, Larry (Pam) Donahue of Avon, N.C.; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Brenda Donahue and Lisa Berry.
Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 10, at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. The Rev. Chris Rhodes celebrated.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, with prayers at 6 p.m. at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home and 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, March 10.
Contributions have been requested to
, St. Joseph Masses and building fund.
Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home
1475 New Shepherdsville Road
Bardstown, KY 40004
Published in The Kentucky Standard on Mar. 9, 2014