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Joseph Donahue Obituary

Joseph D. Donahue
Joseph D. Donahue

December 16, 1939 - November 28, 2019
Born in Newark
Resided in Iselin, NJ


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.

Visitation will be on Monday from 4-8 pm.



1225 Green Street & Cooper Ave.
Iselin, NJ US 08830
Monday, December 2, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Cecelia's RC Church
45 Wilus Way
Iselin, NJ US 08830
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
10:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave.
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
11:15 AM




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