Left us all heartbroken on May 10th, 2019 at the age of 61. Brian was Born in St. John’s, NL on April 20th, 1958. Predeceased by his Father, Thomas Donahue. Both Brian and his Dad had spent their working lives with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Left to remember Brian's special personality and to celebrate his life, is his loving wife of 24 years Beverley Shea Donahue, his daughter Julia Donahue and puppy Buddy, his Mother Sheila (nee Antle) and Mother-In-Law, Viola Shea; sister Joan (Tony), brothers Bill (Betty), Tom and Kevin (Maureen). Brothers-In-Law, Chris (Joan), Terry (Laurel), Gene (Jorge). Nieces and nephews: Meghan, Tara, Ashley, Michael, Christopher, Matthew, Seamus, Adam, Cleary, Joshua, Kristian and Godson Alex Cole. In addition to, a very large circle of family and special friends in Ottawa and Newfoundland.
Resting at Caul’s Funeral Home, 84 LeMarchant Road, St. John’s, NL on Friday May 17th, 2019 from 2-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place from St. Teresa’s Church on Saturday May 18th, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. A celebration of Brians' life will take place in Ottawa. (TBD)
In lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation to support Dr. John Sinclair’s Innovative Brain Tumour Research Program. https://ohfoundation.ca/. The Ottawa Hospital Foundation 737 Parkdale Avenue, 1st Floor, Box 610, Ottawa, ON K1Y 1J8 Tel: 613-761-4295.