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William M. Donahoe

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William M. Donahoe Obituary
William Michael Donahoe, 83, of Quincy, died Monday, Jan. 27, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Milton. Born in Boston and raised in the Clam Point Section of Fields Corner, Dorchester, he graduated from Dorchester High School in 1947. He served in the United States Air Force from 1947 to 1952. He had resided in Quincy for forty-eight years. William was a retired member of the Local 3 Bricklayers Union and co-owner of Donahoe Bros. Construction Company with his brother Paul. He was also a charter member of the Braintree Lodge of Elks. As a life member of the Old Colony Yacht Club he was an avid boater. He served as Commodore of the Old Colony Yacht and was a member of the Commodores Club of America for many years. He enjoyed spending his winters in Florida with his wife of 57 years. William was the beloved husband of Marjorie A. (Belliveau) Donahoe. He was the devoted father of Leanne Donahoe of Braintree, William M. Donahoe Jr., married to Kelly A. Donahoe of Braintree, and Mark H. Donahoe married to Cheryl A. Donahoe of Braintree. He was the loving grandfather of William, Eric, Meghan, Madison, and Colleen. William was the brother of Paul Donahoe of Dorchester and Leo Donahoe of Braintree and the late Harold Donahoe of Braintree. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary Church, 95 Crescent St., Quincy, Saturday, Feb 1, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., East Milton, Friday 4-8 p.m. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. For information, directions and guest book, www.dolanfuneral.com.

Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 30, 2014
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