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60 Roe Ave
P.O. Box 539
Gander, NL A1V 2E1
Phone: 709-256-8585 or 1-888-256-8585
Fax: 709-256-7606
Kevin William  Donahue

Kevin William Donahue

Wednesday, April 17th, 1935 - Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Passed peacefully away at the James Paton memorial Health Center Kevin William Donahue on Wednesday September 4, 2019 at the age of 84 years. Kevin was predeceased by his parents William Joseph & Bridget Donahue; brothers Leo, Thomas and Gerald. He was happily married for 52 years to a wonderful wife Clara Moss Donahue from Eastport; daughter Debbie and a son-in-law Atif and three grandchildren, Charlie 14, Josh 11 & Krystal 8, all living in Ontario; sisters-in-law Ruby Donahue of Bishop Falls, Shelia Donahue of St. John's and Mary Donahue of Appleton.

Kevin William Donahue was born and raised in Boyds Cove, Newfoundland. He moved to Gander, in 1953 where he worked in the aviation industry of communications as a Flight Service Specialist for 38 years retiring in 1991. His hobbies when he moved here were salmon fishing, moose hunting and just being outdoors. He began oil painting as a hobby in 1993 and to date has over 200 paintings completed. His inspiration came from this beautiful island of Newfoundland. Kevin and Clara both share their love of animals and have a fun loving shih-tzu named Nikki, which is pet # 7.

Family will be receiving friend at Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander on Friday September 6, 2019 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday September 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. From St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church officiated by Father William Hearn with cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers donations in Kevin's memory may be made to the Gander & Area S.P.C.A. To leave a message of condolence please visit our website at
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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander
    60 Roe Ave
  • Service

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 2:00pm
    St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Gander
    Bishop St.
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    Father William Hearn
  • Reception

    McCarthy Center
    10 Bishop Street
    GANDER, NL A1V 1V3
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Florence &Joe Liuzza and family

Posted at 11:58am
Our heartfelt condolences to the Donahue and Zia families. Your dad will be foremost and in our thoughts and prayers. May he Rest In Peace.
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Mary and Bob Warren

Posted at 10:05am
Clara and family,
We were so sorry to hear of Kevin's passing.
May all your beautiful memories comfort you in the days ahead.
Mary and Bob

lorne goulding

Posted at 03:06pm
Clara and Debbie. Sorry to hear of kevin's passing. Our thoughts are with you guys in this very difficult time.
Lorne and Darlene Goulding

alex and Eileen sweetland

Posted at 10:07am
So sorry to hear of Kevin's passing ,sadly after the funeral had taken place.Have so many memories of our younger days home in Boyd's cove.Love to All his family.He was a great second cousin.

Dianne Codner

Posted at 12:30pm
Our sincerest condolences to the Donahue family. I have fond memories of working together with Kevin at Gander Aeradio.
Lou Martin and Family

Dianne Codner Posted at 12:33pm

I posted this on behalf of my father, Lou Martin. With deepest sympathy.

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