Lawrence E. Donahue, 81, Riverside


Lawrence E. Donahue, 81, of Forbes Street, Riverside, died peacefully on Aug. 11, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of M. Lorraine (Enos) Donahue.

Besides his wife of 54 years, he is survived by two sons; Russell J. Donahue of Seekonk, and Mark J. Donahue of Riverside, two grandchildren; Russell John Donahue Jr. and Kathryn Lynn Donahue and a sister; Dolores Brewer of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  He was the father of the late Lawrence J. Donahue and Stephen Donahue and brother of the late Kenneth Donahue.

His funeral will be held on Friday Aug. 16, from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m.  Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday 4-8 p.m. 


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