SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

October 28, 2013

H. Gerard Donohie, 84


Danvers — H. Gerard “Gerry” Donohie, 84, of Collegeville, Pa., and formerly of Danvers and Peabody, died peacefully in June, after a short illness. He was the loving husband of Patricia (Kelley) Donohie.

He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and was raised there, graduating from Villanova College.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Air Force.

Mr. Donahie worked in sales with the Jet Engine division of General Electric in Lynn for over 30 years, prior to his retirement.

While living in Peabody, Gerry had been a member and Past President of the Peabody Jaycees, and later moved to Danvers. He enjoyed boating, and had been a member of the Squares-in-Focus Square Dance group of Peabody. He and his wife, Pat were active members of St. Mary of the Annunciation Church in Danvers before moving back to Collegeville, Pa. Gerry enjoyed history and traveling. He traveled to over 100 countries with his wife.

He is survived by his wife, Pat Donohie of Collegeville, Pa.; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Paul and Audrey Donohie, Mark Donohie and John Dohohie; a granddaughter, Elicia Donohie; and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Eileen Donohie- Hall and the brother of the late Paul Donohie and Rev. John Donohie.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass was celebrated in June, followed by cremation. Relatives and friends are invited to a Graveside Committal Service with Military Honors on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 879, Hershey, PA 17033, in his memory. Assisting with the local arrangements are the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home of Peabody. For the guestbook, please visit www.ccbfuneral.com.