Grover C. Donovan

Grover C. Donovan

Birth
Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 30 Oct 1969 (aged 75)
Elsmere, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 364B
Memorial ID 187518425 · View Source
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Grover C. Donovan, 75, of 121 W. 30th St. died Thursday night in Veterans Administration Hospital, Elsmere, following a long illness.

Born near Georgetown, Mr. Donovan had lived in the Wilmington area for the past 43 years. He retired in 1959 after 45 years as a conductor for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

A veteran of World War I, Mr. Donovan was a member of VFW Speer Post 615, the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and the Senior Center, 19th and Market Sts.

His wife, Margaret N., died in January. He is survived by a son, Grover W., at home; two brothers, Adrian of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Eugene of Silver Spring, Md.; three grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 at the McCrery Funeral Home, 2700 Washington St., where friends may call Monday night after 7. Interment will be in Riverview cemetery.

(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 1 Nov 1969 (Saturday), Page 43)
(Newspapers.com)


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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 22 Feb 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 187518425
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grover C. Donovan (23 May 1894–30 Oct 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 187518425, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .