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Joanne  Therese Donahue

Obituary for Joanne Therese Donahue

December 24, 1927 - January 5, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 90


Joanne Therese Donahue (nee Seeholzer), 90, of Avon Lake passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018. Joanne was born on December 24, 1927 in Cleveland, and graduated from Notre Dame College in Cleveland. Joanne worked at NCR after college, and she ran Matt Donahue's Avon Lake Beverage for over 20 years with her late husband, Matthew. She was a devout Catholic and was a very active member of the church and choir at Holy Spirit Church. She was a Secular Franciscan, a Eucharistic minister, and a member of the Legion of Mary. She was the Spiritual Chairperson for Holy Spirit Ladies' Guild for over 40 years. Joanne was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. Joanne is survived by her son, Matthew Donahue (Shannon); granddaughter, Grace; brother, David; and sister-in-law Lois Seeholzer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew; daughter, Molly T. Donahue; and siblings Doris and Donald. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Holy Spirit Church. Friends may call at Holy Spirit Church, 410 Lear Rd., Avon Lake on Wednesday, January 10, from 9:00am until the start of Mass at 10:00am. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Avon. (440)933-3202

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