Helene Donahue

Obituary of Helene T Donahue

Helene T. (Leahy) Donahue of Woburn, MA, a longtime former resident of Arlington, MA. Passed away on Sunday morning, April 12. She was 89 years of age. Born and raised in New Jersey, Helene was the daughter of the late Edward B., and the late Margaret E. (VanDoren) Leahy; and she was the adoring wife of the late Jack F. Donahue of Arlington. Helene was a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University. Before raising her family, she was an Art Buyer for Jordan Marsh in Boston. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and Aunt. Helene is survived by her 2 sons, John Donahue of Plymouth, MA, and Kevin Donahue of Westford, MA. She is also survived by her five Grandchildren, Carmine Caruso of Somerville, Meaghan Donahue, Jack Donahue, and Grace Donahue of North Attleboro, MA, and William Donahue of Westford, MA. Helene is further survived by a niece Christine Donahue Parker of Plympton, MA; and a nephew, Brian Donahue of Milton, MA. Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, public celebration of Helen’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to be made in Helene’s honor to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen St., Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701 (www.cancer.org). Arrangements by the Graham Funeral Home, Woburn.
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