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Obituary: Douglas E. Donovan, 61

Oct 22, 2016 09:54AM ● Published by Theresa Gilman

Dracut, MA - Douglas E. Donovan, 61, died Thursday, October 13, 2016 at his home in Dracut, with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Linda M. (Buonanno) Donovan with whom he shared 35 years of marriage.

Born in Lowell on April 5, 1955, Doug was a son to the late James and Elizabeth (Stowe) Donovan. He graduated from Billerica High School and worked in construction during his earlier years. He later went on to work for the Custodial Department of Lowell High School for over 20 years.

Doug enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as taking time to relax with a cold beer.

Along with his wife, Linda, Doug is survived and will be deeply missed by his daughters, Tracy Bourque and Amy Donovan of Dracut; grandchildren, Kristine, Billy, Lexi, and Jack; siblings, Cathy Donovan of Lowell, Mary Paradise and her husband Donald of Alstead, NH, Terry Donovan of Lowell, and Kenny Donovan of Michigan; as well as his beloved dog and best friend, Molly.

Doug is predeceased by brothers, Jimmy, Dennis, Tommy, Danny, and Darren Donovan.

ARRANGEMENTS: All services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doug's honor to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854-2134. For directions, or to leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit www.dracutfuneralhome.com, or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home."
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