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Captain James Lawrence (Larry) Donahue

d. December 13, 2016

  • Wishes: Donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 10 Bishop Street, Gander, NL
  • Captain James Lawrence (Larry) Donahue passed away suddenly at home with his wife by his side, on December 13, 2016.

    He will be greatly missed by his wife Kay; stepsons John (Linda), and Paul (Janice); step-daughter Mary Henderson (Al); brothers Jerry (Doris), Robert (Susan), Donald (Anne), Cyril (Mary Jane); sisters Joan Goodfield (Gerry), Mary Conte (Tony); and Sister-in-law Christine Donahue. Also survived by grandchildrenn, Sarah, Lauren, Nicole, Brooke, and Nick Kattenbusch, and many nieces and nephews and their children.

    He is predeceased by his father and mother, James and Gertrude Donahue of Miramichi, New Brunswick; brothers Herbert and Timothy; and sister Anne Marie.

    Larry came to Newfoundland with the Military as Comptroller of St. John’s C. F. Base. On retirement in 1975 he moved to Gander, NL where he worked with the Federal Government at U.I.C. and later at the local airport. He was a member of the Canadian Legion and Knights of Columbus. Volunteered with Air Cadets, Boy Scouts, Canadian Cancer Society and the Kiwanis Music Festival and enjoyed his time with these activities. He was a charter member of the Kinsmen Club in Newcastle (Miramichi), NB.

    Funeral arrangements are in the care of Stacey’s Funeral Home, 60 Roe Ave. Gander, NL A0G 1C0.

    No flowers by request. Donations in his memory to St. Joseph’s Church, 10 Bishop Street, Gander, NL, A1V 1V3
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