John "Jerry" Donovan

Obituary of John "Jerry" Donovan

Donovan, John Gerald (Jerry)

90 years, passed away on Saturday December 12, 2020 peacefully at Erie Shores Hospice. Beloved husband of the late June (2017) for 64 years. Dear father of the late Denise Kennedy (Tim) (1986), Terry Donovan (Kathy Adam), Shelley Donovan (Mike Clark), Donna Nolan (Hugh). Loving grandfather of Erik, Nathan (Nicole), Sean, Kayla, Ryan, Caitlin. Dear brother of Vivian Castanier, Shirley Wilkins and Lynne Tompkins and the late Art Donovan. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Jerry was an avid golfer and woodworker. He was member of Holy Name Council Knights of Columbus for many years. Jerry loved having a glass of wine with family and friends. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, a private celebration of Jerry's life will be held with interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made to Erie Shores Hospice or the Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by contacting Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233). Share words of comfort at