Gerald R. “Jerry” Donohoe, 82, of Howland, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2018 at 5:43 p.m. in Intensive Care Unit at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren following complications from colon cancer.
Jerry was born on December 4, 1935 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Joseph Henry and Roberta Knotts Williams Donohoe and came to the Mahoning Valley in mid-1960’s.
Jerry graduated from High School in Pittsburgh and attended and received a two-year Industrial degree there. He started working in 1966 for Wean United as their records manager for 20 years leaving in 1986. Jerry then began his realtor career with George Tricomi Reality and then moved on to other groups to finally sell with Snelson & Stevens Reality having sold homes and businesses up until his last sale this past December.
Jerry was very active in his community. He was an active and staunch member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Sean Mc Bride Division. He was an active member of the Rotary Club of Warren and a was a member and sailed with the Berlin Yacht Club. Jerry delivered meals with the Trumbull Mobile Meals.
Jerry was a strong Irish Catholic and was an active member with his wife, Alice of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish where he served as a money counter.
Jerry was married to the former Alice Marie Clark on May 19, 1962 and they have been married for 55 wonderful years and she survives. Jerry is also survived by his in-laws James Clark of Texas, Willy Clark of Elyria; Lois Tegan also of Elyria, Mary Bailey of Dayton, Michael (Carol) Moss of The Villages, Fl, Elizabeth “Beth” Nicholson also of The Villages, Fl; a niece Denise (Ralph) Davis of Pittsburgh; many other nieces and nephews; and by six very close and dear friends John (Bonnita) Niemiec of Niles and Patrick (Becky) Elwood of Girard and Tom (Gini) Cage of Howland.
Besides his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by two sisters Mary Lou Hill and Margaret Gabler and a brother-in-law George Roger Clark.
A caring cremation has taken place with a wake to be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish-St. James Catholic Church 2532 Burton St. SE Warren, Ohio 44484, where a Memorial Mass, with Fr. Craig A McHenry officiating, will be offered at 6:00 p.m. Thursday.
Inurnment will take place in Calvary Cemetery in Pittsburgh.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions take the form of donations in Jerry’s name to Trumbull Mobile Meals 323 E. Market St., Warren, Ohio 44481.
Caring and Professional Arrangements for the Donohoe family are under the direction of the Sinchak & Kaszowski Funeral Home, 330-392-5691.
Family and Friends may visit www.sinchakkaszowski.com to view this tribute and share condolences to the Donohoe family.
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