Robert Donahue, 86, of Brockton, Massachusetts, passed away on October 25, 2018 at his home in South Meadow Village, Carver, Massachusetts.
Born in Brockton, Massachusetts in 1932, he was the son of the late Patrick and Charlotte (Blood) Donahue. One of his first jobs was working in the shoe factories of Brockton. He later served in the Army for 3 years during the Korean war.
After being discharged, he met his wife Joyce Margaret (Courtney) while he was a bus driver in Quincy, Massachusetts. Bob and Joyce moved to Half Moon Bay, California in 1962, where they were married and had twin daughters, Lisa and Laura. In 1975 they moved back to Massachusetts and opened their sub shop Bojo's. Bob's last job was in construction and he recently operated rides at the Edaville Family Theme Park. Bob and Joyce eventually retired to South Meadow Village in Carver, Massachusetts, where they were both involved in community activities. Bob participated in many shows, was featured in the SMV calendar, and loved cooking for the annual SMV Thanksgiving dinner.
Bob is survived by daughters Lisa Donahue Kraszewski (husband Wesley), Laura Donahue Brady (husband Timothy), and grandchildren Timothy, Rebecca, Sean, and Rose, as well as his brothers Joseph of Middleboro and Patrick of Florida, and sister Ann Hayes of Brockton.
Bob is preceded in death by sisters Helen Donahue, Charlotte “Sissy” Donahue, and Julia Chamberlain, and brother Michael Donahue.
Memorial Visitation will be from 10:00AM to 11:00AM on Saturday, November 10, 2018at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 116 Main St.(rt. 58) Carver. Services will begin at 11:00 am, with burial to follow at the Carver Cemetery, directly across the street from the funeral home. Collation will be held at noon at the South Meadow Village clubhouse. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Honor Flight New England.
Honor Flight New England P.O. Box 16287
Hooksett, NH 03106