Daniel M. Donahue
Daniel M. Donahue
  • September 19, 1930 - January 11, 2017
  • Rushville, Ohio

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Daniel M. Donahue, 86 of Rushville, went home to be with his Lord, Wednesday January 11, 2017. He was born September 19, 1930 in Fairfield County the son of the late Harley M. and Flossie Donahue. Daniel served in the United States Marine Corp. He was a member of the Oakthorpe Church, the American Legion, Olivedale Senior Center, the Rushville, Pleasantville, and Pickerington Senior Citizens, an honorary member of WCTU, and the Marine Corp League; along with being a part owner for many years of Kings Furniture Inc. in Lancaster, Ohio.

Daniel is survived by his daughter, Pamela Berry; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel M. (Susan) Donahue II; granddaughters, Melinda (Nick) Troxel, Emily Donahue (fiancée John Crawford), Dayna Donahue Jeanelle Hawks; great granddaughters, Montana Brown, Morgan Brown, Madison Brown, and Bailey Troxel; brother and sister-in-law, Michael (Linda) Foster; brother George (Ann) Donahue; sisters, Charlotte Straits and Rhonda (Vaughn) Shipley; many nieces, nephews including special nephew, Terry M. Foster, who helped care for him.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nina; his parents; brother, John Donahue; sisters, Imogene Dennison, Belva George, Evelyn Ortman, Rosemary Romine, and Marilyn Ventresca.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Oakthorpe Church with Pastor Brad Jones officiating. Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME and 1 hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday. Burial will be at Oakthorpe Cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to Oakthorpe Church Building Fund 6075 Oakthorpe Rd NE, Thornville, OH 43076.