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Charles William Donahue
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1924
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 2012
Hershey
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA

He was born on March 21, 1924, in Philadelphia, to parents Charles Patrick and Edith Haines Donahue.

Charles retired as the Executive Vice President of Philadelphia Gear Corporation (Palmyra Industries), and was the former Chief Executive Officer of Dechert Dynamics, Palmyra.

He was a 1941 graduate of North East High School, Philadelphia.

Charles was a US Navy veteran having served in World War II on the USS Weeden, and enjoyed attending his naval reunions annually.

He was active at Derry Presbyterian Church serving as a former Elder and Chairman of the Finance Committee, and member of the Seniors and Shepherds Groups. Charles was a member of Brownstone Lodge #666, F&AM, a 32nd degree member of the Harrisburg Consistory, and Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg. Along with his late wife, Charles was a world traveler and fan of culture and the arts, and patron of the Hershey Symphony and Hershey Theatre; a former member of the Hershey Country Club; loved Philadelphia sports and the Hershey Bears; and enjoyed bowling. He had played for the Lighthouse Soccer Club, Philadelphia.

Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Hummelstown
Hbg Patriot News 12 Aug 2012
 
 
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 Spouse:
  E. Christine McCaughey Donahue (1929 - 2012)
 
Burial:
Derry Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Hershey
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Betty Via Wolfe
Record added: Aug 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95234840
Charles William Donahue
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