In Memory Of

Donovan, Ann E. who passed away on 1/10/2016 at the age of 99

ANN E. DONOVAN ObituaryDONOVAN, Ann E. Longtime Norwood resident, passed peacefully on Jan. 10, 2016. She was 99. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Francis X. and Elizabeth (Breslin) Donovan. Ms. Donovan was a 1938 graduate of Mount Auburn Hospital School of Nursing and a 1955 graduate of the University of Minnesota, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Education. She was a highly decorated Navy veteran, having served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, retiring as Lieutenant Commander. Beloved sister of Eileen M. Hayden of FL, and the late Francis, James, Paul, Philip and Raymond Donovan and Mary V. Shea. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 16th at 11:00am in the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), NORWOOD. Interment with military honors will follow the service in St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. Visiting hours will be on Saturday from 9:30-11:00am prior to the service in the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of Ann E. Donovan may be made to St. Clements School, 579 Boston Street, Medford, MA 02155.

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