John Cecil Donahue Jr.

March 6, 2014 • Obituaries


DonahueMemorial services for John Donahue, 68, of Roswell, will be at 11 AM, Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Pastor Jason Perry officiating. He passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

John was born October 13, 1945 to John Cecil Donahue, Sr. and Loree Hisel in Sanger, California.

He moved to Roswell, NM 10 years ago, October 2003 coming from Modesto, CA and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist, Spring River Golf Seniors Association. He also served [auth] his church as Seniors Bus Driver and any way he was needed.

John is survived by his wife, Sue Donahue of the home; his sons, John Charles Donahue and his wife, Julie of Roswell; Mike Donahue and his wife, Laura of Puyallup, WA; and Sean Donahue and his wife, Traci of Coeur d’Alene, ID; his grandchildren, Cameron, Heather, and Aidan Donahue of Roswell, NM; Shayanne Bertram of Coeur d’Alene, ID; Tiana and Connor Donahue also of Coeur d’Alene, ID; Jonathan and Kristopher Harper of Puyallup, WA; uncle Ken and Nanci Hisel of Albany, OR; aunt Juanita and Gerald Hisel Braxmeyer of Stockton, CA; uncle Lee and Trini Hisel also of Stockton, CA; aunt Carlita and Alton Metcalf of Lakehead, CA; uncle Houston Hisel, uncle John Hisel, aunt Anita Flores and aunt Olga Hisel all of Calipatria, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Donahue and Loree Hisel; his sister, Rosemary Donahue; uncle Larry Hisel, Jr.; aunt, Wanda Cooper, aunt, Bille Farnsworth and aunt, Gynita Klien.

Honorary pallbearers will be John Charles Donahue, Mike Donahue, Sean Donahue, Cameron Donahue, Lee Jensen, Gary Witt, Don Peterson and Bob Hutchings.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Disabled American Veterans.

Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at

Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

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