Mary E. (McDonough) Donovan

March 3, 2021

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DONOVAN, Mary E. (McDonough) of Braintree, formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 3, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Jeremiah J. Donovan. Loving mother of Ellen M. Devane & her husband Bill Ventola of Braintree, Jeremiah J. Donovan & his wife Vicke of Columbus, GA, Christine Catanese & her husband Anthony of Braintree, and Joanne M. Donovan of Dedham. Dear sister of Ann Lee of Hingham and the late John McDonough of South Boston, William McDonough of Milton, Rev. Joseph McDonough and Andrew McDonough, both of South Boston. Cherished grandmother of Jacqueline, Brittany, Kelly, Jerry, Jessie, Joseph, Caroline, Celia, and Brendan. Adoring great-grandmother of 3 great-grandchildren. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Monday from 4 to 8pm. Due to the ongoing health crisis, facemasks and proper social distancing will be required. Funeral Mass in St. Clare Church, BRAINTREE, on Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. A private interment will be held in Massachusetts National Cemetery, BOURNE. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary may be made to the charity of your choice. 

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March 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Funeral Mass
March 9, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Clare Church
1244 Liberty St.
Braintree, MA 02184

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