Obituary of Terrence “Terry” Donohue
Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2023 at the age of 82 surrounded by the love of his family. He is the beloved husband of Rita to whom he was married to for 59 years and 8 months. Loving father of Kevin (Shari) and Jeff (Dawn). Cherished Papa to Ashlyn, Drayden, Kaitlyn (Cailem), Daniel (Amber) as well as great grandpa to 5. He will be missed by his brother Tim (Marney), brother-in-law Yvan of Victoria, BC, sister-in-law Madeleine of Toronto, many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Terry was a beloved member of the community and touched the lives of many.
Terry was a passionate sailor and a member of the Sugarloaf Sailing Club. He loved spending time on the water and could often be found fishing or reading a book on his boat. In addition to sailing, Terry enjoyed gardening and spending time outdoors. Terry was also deeply involved with St. Kevin Catholic Church, Welland, where he served as a Minister of the Eucharist and the Word. He was an active member of the Catholic community, participating in Marriage Encounter, Cursillo, and COR. Throughout his life, Terry was committed to helping others and making a difference in his community. He worked as an insurance broker for many years and was the Past President of the Association for Community Living. He was also involved with Big Brothers of Canada and made a positive impact on the lives of countless young people. Terry will be remembered for his kind heart and generous spirit. He had a special gift for making people feel loved and valued. He was known for his thoughtful gestures, such as calling friends and family on their birthdays to wish them well. His family and friends will miss those calls, but they will always cherish the memories of Terry's kind and caring nature.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 123 King St, Port Colborne at 1p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Walker Family Cancer Centre.
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St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 123 King St, Port Colbornehttp://www.stpatrickcatholic.ca/
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