Dorothy C. Donohue


Dorothy C. (Corell) Donohue, age 86, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.  Born and raised in the Bronx, NY, she resided in Fair Lawn since 1954.  She was a member of the Happy Seniors and the Church in Radburn both of Fair Lawn.  An animal lover, Dorothy enjoyed crocheting and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

Prior to retiring, she was an office manager with Regional Communications, Inc. in Paramus for over 20 years.

Beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Donohue.  Loving and devoted mother of Pat Shenk and husband Gary, Jack Donohue and wife Loretta and Sue Donohue.  Cherished grandmother of Ryan Shenk and wife Kelly, Kyle Shenk and wife Rachel, Casey Nagle and husband Sean, Chris Donohue and wife Sara and Russ Donohue.  Adored great-grandmother of Zoe, Maddie, Mackenzie and Miles.

The family will receive relatives and friends Monday, February 18, 2019, 4-8 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned for Tuesday, February 18, 2019, 11 am at the funeral home.  Entombment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Dorothy to the Fair Lawn Food Pantry – please make checks payable to the Fair Lawn Human Services Trust and mail to Borough of Fair Lawn, Attn. Health Department, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 or to  Disabled American Veterans, 20 Washington Place, Newark, NJ 07102 would be appreciated.

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