Jonathan Donovan Obituary: John D. Donovan, 102, of Walpole, earlier of Needham and Westborough, passed on August fourteenth, 2020. Conceived in Peabody on February fifteenth, 1918, he was the child of Ellen and John A. Donovan from Mayo and Cork, Ireland, separately.
He was the sibling of the late Helen O’Keefe and was hitched to his cherished spouse, Mary Phipps of Waltham for a very long time until her passing in 2013. His blue eyes, mind and astuteness will be remembered fondly by his committed girl, Christine Moynihan and her significant other, Frank just as his appreciated grandsons Michael, Brian and Adam Graber and their spouses, Virginia Garcia, Stephanie Graber and Nicole Graber.
His extraordinary grandkids Eleanor, Harlan, Nicolas, Madeleine, Owen and Colin Graber worshiped their incredible granddad, Boppa, and he loved every last one of them thusly. He additionally leaves his child, John D. Donovan, Jr. of Wayland, John’s better half Donna Hale and their girls Caitlin and Molly Donovan. He acquired a BA and MA from Boston College and a PhD from Harvard.
He showed human science at Fordham while acquiring his doctorate, at that point educated for fifty extra years at Boston College prior to resigning as Professor Emeritus. He was committed to the University and filled in as establishing administrator of the humanism division. He composed numerous insightful papers and created “The Academic Man in the Catholic College”. He served his nation as a doctor in the European performance center during WWll and was granted a bronze star for bravery.