Paul F. Donohue, 84, of Watertown


Paul F. Donohue, 84, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at his home in Watertown under the care of his family, caregivers, and Hospice.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Sunday, October 13, from 7 to 8:30 PM.

The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Monday, October 14, at 10AM with Msgr. Paul Whitmore officiating and burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Mr. Donohue was born in Clayton on November 15, 1928, son of Francis J. and Elizabeth G. Charlebois Donohue. He attended both Clayton and Watertown schools.

On August 14, 1950 he married Beverly Hodge in Carthage.

For 35 years he was a pressman for the Watertown Daily Times, and retired in 1980. He also managed two doctors' office buildings, The Professional Building, and Doctor's Park.

He was a member of Elks Lodge 496, a former member of Colon-Couch Post 821 Sons of the American Legion, Clayton and a current member of Sons of the American Legion Post 61, Watertown.

He was a communicant of Holy Family Church and a member of its Celebration Singers. With his wife, he coordinated Worldwide Marriage Encounters from 1973 to 1980. Paul enjoyed hunting and was a member of Highline Hunting Club for 20 years.

Besides his wife, Beverly, he is survived by his two sons and their wives, Marc D. Donohue and Lila Tarmin, Baltimore, MD and Ryan P. Donohue and Laurie Ann Davidson, Watertown; two daughters, Kelly Aine Donohue Babcock, Watertown and Leslie Hodge Donohue Guerci and husband, Alan D., Sea Cliff, Long Island and Sackets Harbor; 13 grandchildren, Paul, Megan, Ian, T. J., Bree, Ian, Keara, Seth, Adam, John, Aubri, Benjamin, and Jennafir; nine great grandchildren; sister, Lucile Bertha Nadelen; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Ross Timothy Babcock.

Donations in Paul's name may be made to Holy Family Church, 129 Winthrop St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to the family may be made at or to Beverly's home.


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