James Timothy "Duce" DONLAN

DONLAN, James Timothy "Duce", 83, of Largo, passed away quietly at home Dec. 12, 2013. He was originally from Norwood, MA. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years, Eileen. James is survived by his two sons, Sean and James Jr. (Sandy); his grandchildren, Pip (Lizzie), Alyce, and Jackson; plus two great-grandchildren, Shylah & Grace. He was a loved Brother and Uncle to all of our family. Jim was a Marine, true to his Corps, his whole life serving with Honor, in Korea and Vietnam. He was past President of the Marine Corps. Tankers Association. He was Past Comm-ander of both the America Legion and the VFW. He was a member of the Marine Corps League, DAY, AMVETS, Army Navy Union and Elks, and supported all of these organizations whenever possible. He spent his life caring for his family and friends, and will be missed by all those who knew him and loved him, especially those he touched in life with his gentleness. He will be honored and interred at Bay Pines National Cemetery, Thursday, Dec. 19th, at 9:15 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marine Corps Tankers Scholarship Fund, National HQ, MCTA, P.O. Box 20761, EI Cajon, CA 92021. Checks should be made to: Marine Corps Tankers Asscn. www.mohnfuneralhome.com

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Dec. 17, 2013