Joan M. (Donovan) Donahue, age 73 years, of Middleboro, formerly of Braintree, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. She was the wife of James M. Donahue. Visiting hours will be held in the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St., Middleboro, Friday, Nov. 2, from 5-8 p.m., with a prayer service to follow at 8 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to My Brothers Keeper, P.O. Box 338, North Easton, MA 02356, would be appreciated.