William R. Donovan

William R. Donovan, age 92, Navy Veteran of WWII; resident of Elmhurst, longtime member of River Forest Country Club, founder Donovan & Associates Properties; beloved husband of the late Doris Mae, nee Ehlerding for over 68 years; loving father of Bill (Sherry) Donovan, Jim (Patricia O’Donnell) Donovan, Mari (Garry) Sementa, Kathy Hendrickson, and Mike (Donna) Donovan; proud grandfather of Chanda O’Donnell, Jenni Richardson, Katie (Jimmy) Clancy, Nicole Sementa, Carmine Sementa, Joe Hendrickson, Pat Hendrickson, Mike Hendrickson, Billy Donovan, Jack Donovan, and Mike Donovan and his three great grandchildren, Josh Donovan, Heather Richardson, and Orla O’Donnell Ramirez. Visitation Monday, June 18, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Patrick’s High School, 5900 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60634 or Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 West Jackson, Chicago, IL 60607. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com


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VISITATION

Monday

Jun

18

3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

VISITATION

FUNERAL SERVICE

INTERMENT

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to

Saint Patrick’s High School, 5900 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60634 or

http://www.stpatrick.org

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 West Jackson, Chicago, IL 60607

http://www.mercyhome.org

One comment on “William R. Donovan
  1. Lisa Karns says:

    Such a wonderful and loving man! He certainly left his mark on this world. He leaves behind a great family. I am so grateful for our trip last year. So glad I got to see him one more time. Much love to you all! Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

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