James Thomas "Bones" Donohue Jr.

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Donohue, James Thomas Bones Jr. James Thomas Bones Donohue Jr. 79, born on October 31st, 1937 passed away on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. Survivors include beloved wife of 52 years, Judith A. Donohue (nee Giesler), son James Thomas Donohue III (Tracy), daughter Ann Donohue Chapin (Michael), son Timothy M. Donohue (Shelly) of Gig Harbor, WA, son Patrick David Donohue (Stacy), sister Margaret Spaulding (Dean), brother Michael Donohue, sister-in-laws Peggy Schmelzle (Michael), Debbie Lawler (Kevin), Diane Giesler (Dave), Barbara Giesler (Jack), Judy Giesler (Jim), grandchildren Jake, Taryn, MacClayn, Andrew, Garrett, Sarah, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-greatnieces, great-great-nephews , cousins and friends. James was preceded in death by his father James Thomas Donohue Sr., mother Imogene Donohue, step-mother Lois Donohue and brother-in-law Wally Giesler. Bones pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels and Minnesota Twins. His love for baseball continued throughout his lifetime. Services: Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Pillar on Saturday, Sept. 23rd at 10:00 a.m. with a 10:30 a.m. Mass to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to CBC or a .

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Our Lady of-Pillar Catholic
401 S Lindbergh Blvd
St Louis, MO 63131
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sept. 17, 2017
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