Steven R. Donahue

Manchester - Steven R. Donahue, 40, of Manchester, formerly of Auburn, died suddenly on April 9, 2013.

Born in Methuen, Mass., on Aug. 23, 1972, he is the son of Steven E. Donahue and the late Diane (Morin) Baldwin. He was raised and educated in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and California.

Steven was a graduate of the New Hampshire Technical Institute with a degree in HVAC, Class of 1993. Steven was a project manager for AAA of Auburn. In 2000, he graduated from the N.H. Police Academy and served the Auburn Police Dept. as a part-time police officer.

Steven had a love for fishing, boating, enjoyed golfing with close friends. He delighted in being with his two wonderful sons.

Steven is survived by his two sons, whom he loved very much, Jake Daniel and Ryan Emerson Donahue, both of Bedford; his father, Steven E. and his wife, Jill (Rogers) Donahue, of Nottingham; his sister, Gayle (Donahue) Buda of Oregon; his brother, Kevin A. Donahue of Oregon; his uncle, William Donahue and his wife, Judy, of Oceanside, Calif.; many nephews and extended family and friends.


services: A memorial gathering will be held at the Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover St., Manchester, on Monday, April 29, from 10 to 11 a.m. with a memorial service to celebrate Steven's life in the funeral home chapel at 11a.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Steven's memory to the National Psoriasis Foundation, 6600 S.W. 92nd Ave., Suite 300, Portland, OR 97223. For information or to view an on-line guest book and memories, please go to

Funeral Home

Phaneuf Funeral Homes
243 Hanover Street Manchester, NH 03104

Published in Union Leader on Apr. 24, 2013