MICHAEL JOHN MCDONOUGH
1931 - 2019
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MCDONOUGH MICHAEL JOHN

Michael John McDonough, age 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019 after spending the week with his seven children. Michael was born in Toureen Carraroe, in the district of Lettermore, County Galway, Ireland on August 8, 1931 to John and Bridget McDonagh. He emigrated to the United States in 1955 at the age of 24 where he became a permanent U.S. Resident. On June 11, 1960, Michael married Suzanne Callahan, and raised their family in Wilkinsburg, PA. Michael was a master plasterer and a lifetime member of the Irish Centre of Pittsburgh, where he and his family enjoyed being part of Pittsburgh's Irish community. Michael was preceded in death by his wife Suzanne; his parents, Bridget and John; and his siblings, Johnny, Martin, Margaret, Norah and Katherine. Michael is survived by his seven children, John McDonough (Dawn German), Suzanne Coglio (Jeff), Catherine McDonough, Maureen Abaray (William), Sally McDonough Niemiec, Eileen McDonough, and Mary Frances McDonough-Paul (David Paul); 11 grandchildren, Scott (Sue), Justin (Gurjeet), Brad (Cayley), Devin, Riley, Sarah Grace, Liam, Quinn, Cian, Sophia and John; three great-grandchildren, Landon, Caleb and Noah; his eldest sister Bridget McDonagh Folan and his beloved dog, Prince Michael. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 14 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at THOMAS NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7441 Washington Street, Swissvale. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the St. James Catholic Church Wilkinsburg, at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 15. Memorial donations may be made to The Irish Centre of Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill, care of Mary Clark at 127 Valley Hi Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15229. www.niedfuneralhome.com




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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Nov. 10, 2019.
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November 14, 2019
Deepest sympathy thinking of ye all at this sad time from your sister Bridget and all the family
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Eileen,
My condolences to you and your family. May the Holy Spirit comfort you during this time.
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November 10, 2019
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November 10, 2019
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November 10, 2019
Sally and Sarah Grace: So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He was a loving father and grandfather and a super father-in-law to John joseph. My love to all.
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November 10, 2019
Sally - Im sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. May you find comfort knowing he is in peace now.
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November 10, 2019
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November 10, 2019
Dear Mary and Eileen,
So very sorry to read of the passing of your father. We are never ready to say goodbye to a parent. Prayers and hugs from afar to all of your family. Celebrate his life, his love, your memories.
Sincerely,
Nancy
Nancy Stitt
November 10, 2019
Sending prayers of comfort, love, and peace to you all. With sincere condolences, the Smith family
Erin, Kevin, Connor & Andrew Smith
November 10, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of need your dad's memories will live on forever he definitely was well-loved and still is
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November 10, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Your dad was a dear man who was so very proud of his family. We know he'll be missed and remembered with special memories.
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Emma, Terri, Tom, Colleen and Andrew
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