Robert Donohue

Obituary of Robert J. Donohue

Robert J. "Herky" Donohue, age 84, of Pittsgrove, NJ passed away peacefully on November 9, 2020.
 
Legacy
Bob was born in Philadelphia and lived in Washington Township for 23 years where he and Bonnie raised their children.  He retired from Petrie Corporation as a Vice President.  Herk was a graduate of LaSalle High School in Philadelphia.  He was drafted in 1953 at 18 years old where he served in the United States Army for 4 years.  


His love for the game of basketball led him to become a youth basketball coach in Washington Township for 15 years.  


Herk will be remembered for his honesty, kindness, generosity and love for all things Notre Dame.  He was one of a kind and will be remembered, always.  
 
Family
Bob is survived by his adoring wife of 62 years, Bonnie (nee Brown).  He is the devoted father of Christopher and Jay (Denise) and is also survived by many loving family and friends.  
 
Farewell Tribute
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 2:00PM in the McGuinness Funeral Home - Washington Township, 573 Egg Harbor Road.  A Memorial Service will be held at the funeral home at 4:00PM.  At the request of the family, interment will be private.  

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Bob's name to the Colon Cancer Coalition at coloncancercoalition.org/donate

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