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William J. "Billy" Donohue

December 5, 1958 — June 12, 2022

Havertown

William J. "Billy" Donohue

William J. “Billy” Donohue, age 63, of Havertown, PA, passed away on June 12, 2022.   Born in Drexel Hill, PA, he was the son of the late William I. Donohue and Anna Marie Donohue (nee Devine).  Predeceased by his brother, David Donohue. 

 

Billy had been employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Upper Darby Township for 40 years.   He was a 44 year member of Garrettford-Drexel Hill Fire Company where he held the positions of Lieutenant in 1983, Captain from 1984-1988 and was a member of the Board of Directors from 1989-1993.  

 

Billy loved hunting and fishing and spending time in Crystal Beach and Elkview Shore in Maryland. 

 

Billy is survived by his beloved wife, Peggy (nee DiFrancesco), his loving children Richard Carney and Meghan Cintorino (Nicholas), his grandchildren Amanda, Lizzy and Enzo.  Also survived by his brother, Joseph Donohue and many friends.  

 

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Thursday, June 16, 2022 9:30-11:00 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA (610) 449-0300 and to his Funeral Service at 11:00 AM.   Interment private.

 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Billy’s memory may be made to the Garrettford-Drexel Hill Fire Company, 323 Edmonds Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 or to Crozer-Chester Hospice, www.crozerhealth.org

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