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Allison (Bud) Michael Donovan

01 Oct 2017
Funeral Date, Time and Location

Thu 05 Oct 201711:00 AM
St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church, Renous, NB
Resting Location
St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church, Renous, NB
Visitation Period
Tuesday from 7-9 PM & Wednesday 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM
Wishes
NB Heart & Stroke Foundation, Candian Diabetes Asscoiation or Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home.
Comments
With his family Posted on Bells Meadowsat Posted on Bells Meadowshis bedside, the death of Allison (Bud) Michael Posted on Bells MeadowsDonovan occurred on October 1, 2017 Posted on Bells Meadowsat Posted on Bells Meadowsthe Miramichi Regional Hospital after a brief illness.
Dad was Posted on Bells Meadowsborn during Posted on Bells Meadowsthe Depression Posted on Bells Meadowson Posted on Bells MeadowsMarch Posted on Bells Meadows4, Posted on Bells Meadows1936 the Posted on Bells Meadowsyoungest Posted on Bells Meadowsson of twelve children to Annie (McEvoy) Donovan and Michael Donovan. He was predeceased by his Posted on Bells Meadowsparents and Posted on Bells Meadowsbrothers Posted on Bells MeadowsCletus (Theresa), Posted on Bells MeadowsMarven (Eileen), Leo Posted on Bells Meadows(Alice), Posted on Bells MeadowsJeremiah Posted on Bells Meadows(Sylvia) Posted on Bells Meadowsand sisters Posted on Bells MeadowsEileen Hallihan (Eugene), Evelyn Posted on Bells MeadowsHallihan Posted on Bells Meadows(Hubert) Posted on Bells Meadowsand Carmelette Posted on Bells MeadowsBuggie (Lyman). He is survived by sisters Posted on Bells MeadowsMary Donovan, Shirley Tucker (Sterling), Lois Hallihan (James) Posted on Bells Meadowsand Lila Posted on Bells MeadowsHallihan Posted on Bells Meadows(Leslie).
In addition to his surviving Posted on Bells Meadowssiblings Posted on Bells Meadowshe Posted on Bells Meadowsleaves behind his Posted on Bells Meadowsdevoted wife of fifty eight years Blanche Posted on Bells Meadows(Curtis) Posted on Bells Meadowsand eight children Dan (Nancy), Mark (Paula), Chris (Theresa), Posted on Bells MeadowsKaren, Patty (Donnie), Bernice, Matthew (Brenda) and Philip Posted on Bells Meadows(Christina).
Dad Posted on Bells Meadowsdearly loved all of his Posted on Bells Meadowsfamily, but Posted on Bells Meadowshe Posted on Bells Meadowsreserved Posted on Bells Meadowsa special place in his heart for Posted on Bells Meadowshis twenty grandchildren including Curtis, Casey, Brady, Posted on Bells MeadowsNathan, Grant, Posted on Bells MeadowsJ.J., Posted on Bells MeadowsAmanda, Michael, Ariel, Posted on Bells MeadowsMatthew, Posted on Bells MeadowsTiffany, Posted on Bells MeadowsAlex, Posted on Bells MeadowsZach, Posted on Bells MeadowsFelicia, Posted on Bells MeadowsTony, Posted on Bells MeadowsSamantha, Connor, Posted on Bells MeadowsNoah, Posted on Bells MeadowsPatrick, Posted on Bells MeadowsJorja Posted on Bells Meadowsand his four great grandchildren Posted on Bells MeadowsAxl, Rex, Jasson Patrick and Matthiss. Posted on Bells MeadowsIn Posted on Bells Meadowshis eyes Posted on Bells Meadowsthey could do no wrong and Posted on Bells Meadowshe Posted on Bells Meadowswould Posted on Bells Meadowstake every opportunity to share with others their accomplishments Posted on Bells Meadowsand exploits.
Dad Posted on Bells Meadowsworked hard Posted on Bells Meadowshis entire life and made a Posted on Bells Meadowsliving working Posted on Bells Meadowsprimarily in the woods throughout the Miramichi Posted on Bells Meadowsarea. Posted on Bells MeadowsAside Posted on Bells Meadowsfrom a few years where he worked Posted on Bells Meadowsfor NB Power and the Posted on Bells MeadowsNB Posted on Bells MeadowsDepartment of Natural Resources Dad Posted on Bells Meadowsowned Posted on Bells Meadowsand operated a Posted on Bells Meadowsskidder, Posted on Bells Meadowstruck Posted on Bells Meadowsand loader and Posted on Bells Meadowsemployed Posted on Bells Meadowsmany of his Posted on Bells Meadowsfamily and friends over Posted on Bells Meadowsthe years. He was Posted on Bells Meadowsalso an avid fisherman, Posted on Bells Meadowslicensed Posted on Bells Meadowsguide Posted on Bells Meadowsand local historian.
Our father found great joy Posted on Bells Meadowsin Posted on Bells Meadowslife and Posted on Bells Meadowshad a Posted on Bells Meadowsreal knack for Posted on Bells Meadowsturning a sad or serious life Posted on Bells Meadowsevent Posted on Bells Meadowsinto a humorous one. Posted on Bells MeadowsHe Posted on Bells Meadowswould Posted on Bells Meadowsdo Posted on Bells Meadowsalmost anything for a laugh and had Posted on Bells Meadowsa quick wit Posted on Bells Meadowsthat he didnt mind sharing Posted on Bells Meadowswith anyone Posted on Bells Meadowswho cared to listen. Posted on Bells MeadowsHe Posted on Bells Meadowswould Posted on Bells Meadowsentertain people by both telling Posted on Bells Meadowsand often embellishing stories and local folk lore. For decades he was a featured act at annual Posted on Bells MeadowsSt. Patricks Day Concerts and Posted on Bells Meadowswould Posted on Bells Meadowsalways kick Posted on Bells Meadowsup Posted on Bells Meadowshis heels in fine Posted on Bells Meadowsstyle Posted on Bells Meadowswith some traditional Irish Step Posted on Bells MeadowsDancing. Posted on Bells Meadows
Dad was Posted on Bells Meadowsa man Posted on Bells Meadowswho had deeply Posted on Bells Meadowsrooted Irish Catholic beliefs Posted on Bells Meadowsand was a charter Posted on Bells Meadowsmember of the Father Posted on Bells MeadowsBarry Posted on Bells MeadowsCouncil # 7481 Posted on Bells Meadowsand Bishop James Rogers Posted on Bells MeadowsAssembly Posted on Bells Meadows# 2668 of the Knights of Columbus in Renous.
In Posted on Bells Meadowsthe end, Posted on Bells MeadowsDads stoicism and Posted on Bells Meadowsconcern for Posted on Bells Meadowshis family was Posted on Bells Meadowstruly Posted on Bells Meadowsadmirable. He made it clear that Posted on Bells Meadowshe Posted on Bells Meadowsdid not fear death and made every attempt Posted on Bells Meadowsto Posted on Bells Meadowsput his family's minds at ease as he awaited Posted on Bells Meadowsentry Posted on Bells Meadowsthrough the Posted on Bells MeadowsPearly Gates.Posted on Bells MeadowsHis only Posted on Bells Meadowsfear was Posted on Bells Meadowsthat he might be delayed getting Posted on Bells Meadowsthrough as he is certain one of his Posted on Bells Meadowsbrothers Posted on Bells Meadowswould Posted on Bells Meadowshave hidden Posted on Bells Meadowsthe key. Posted on Bells Meadows
To say that his family Posted on Bells Meadowsshared a Posted on Bells Meadowslaugh Posted on Bells Meadowsor Posted on Bells Meadowstwo over Posted on Bells Meadowsthe past Posted on Bells Meadowsfive days, let Posted on Bells Meadowsalone Posted on Bells Meadowsover the Posted on Bells Meadowspast 81 years, Posted on Bells Meadowswould Posted on Bells Meadowsbe Posted on Bells Meadowsa huge understatement. While surrounded by his grandchildren at the hospital grandad never ceased to be the Posted on Bells Meadowsperformer and further cemented his family Posted on Bells Meadowslegacy.
Visitation for Posted on Bells Meadowsour father, Posted on Bells MeadowsAllison (Bud) Michael Donovan Posted on Bells Meadowswill occur at St. Posted on Bells MeadowsBridgets Posted on Bells MeadowsRoman Posted on Bells MeadowsCatholic Posted on Bells MeadowsChurch in Renous on Tuesday October Posted on Bells Meadows3, Posted on Bells Meadows2017 from 7-9 pm and Posted on Bells Meadowson Posted on Bells MeadowsWednesday October Posted on Bells Meadows4 from 2-4 pm and Posted on Bells Meadows7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial Posted on Bells Meadowswill occur on Thursday October 5, 2017 Posted on Bells Meadowsat Posted on Bells Meadows11:00 Posted on Bells Meadowsam Posted on Bells Meadowsat Posted on Bells MeadowsSt. Bridgets Roman Catholic Church in Renous Posted on Bells Meadowswith Father Posted on Bells MeadowsVincent Donovan officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may Posted on Bells Meadowsbe Posted on Bells Meadowsmade to the Posted on Bells MeadowsCanadian Posted on Bells MeadowsHeart Posted on Bells Meadows& Stroke Posted on Bells MeadowsAssociation, Canadian Diabetes Association or Mount St. Josephs Nursing Posted on Bells MeadowsHome.


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