Joseph D. Donahue, 79, of Iselin, died on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the JFK Medical Center in Edison.
Born Newark he had lived in Elizabeth & Linden before moving to Iselin in 1995. He worked at Solid State Inc. in Bloomfield for many years as a purchasing agent. He was a parishioner of St. Cecelia’s RC Church & the Knights of Columbus #3639 in Iselin. He loved anything that had to do with computers. He loved to build computers, play games on them, watch traffic/surveillance cameras, & edit photos.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Catherine (d. 2018).
He is survived by his 4 children, Patricia Chorazak & her husband Richard of Iselin, Joseph M. Donahue of Iselin, Kathleen Beglan of Iselin, & James Donahue & his wife Susan of Colonia; 9 grandchildren, Joseph E. Donahue & wife Lily, Jason Donahue, MaryKate Chorazak, Sarah Chorazak, Christopher Beglan, Emily Beglan, Thomas Beglan, Jennifer Beglan, & James Donahue; 4 siblings, Maureen Vitolo of Elizabeth, Catherine Gross of Port Orange, Florida, Robert Donahue & wife Marge of Iselin, & Dennis Donahue & wife Michelle of Lakewood; & many nieces & nephews.
The funeral will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 9:30 am from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 1225 Green Street & Cooper Avenue, Iselin, followed by a 10 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Cecelia’s RC Church, Iselin. Interment will be in Saint Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.