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March 10, 1930 – Dec. 27, 2013

A memorial Mass was scheduled today in St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Clearwater, Fla., for Robert J. Donohue, a former Tonawanda resident who died Dec. 27 in Florida after a short illness. He was 83.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Donohue was a retired Ford Motor Co. worker who lived in Tonawanda before moving to Clearwater, family members said.

His first wife, Patricia Yauger Donohue, died.

Surviving are his wife of the last 33 years, the former Mary Sweeney; two daughters, Maureen and Kathleen; a son, Mark; five stepdaughters, Mary Brown, Anne Arena, Barbara Shanahan, Ellen D’Angelo and Eileen Hurley; a brother, Patrick; and 14 grandchildren.