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Harold Allan "Buzz" Donahue

June 21, 1939 - December 27, 2019

Harold Allan “Buzz” Donahue 80,  of Bellaire Ohio died Friday December 27, 2019 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Bellaire, Ohio surrounded by his loving family.

Buzz was born June 21, 1939 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late William O. and Florence L. Adams Donahue. Buzz was a retired employee of the Ohio Ferro Alloys, East Ohio Regional Water Authority and The Ogden News Papers. He was a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire where he served as an Altar Server for many years, he was the Athletic Director and coach for the St. John’s Central High School as well as a US Army Veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Bill, Bernard, James and Thomas and a grandson Kenneth.

Surviving are his wife Frances Farmer Donahue, whom he married on May 5, 1959; his children Pamela Jo (Rick) Eden of Jacobsburg OH, Lisa Ann (Ronnie) Donahue of Bellaire OH, Edward Allan (Jody) Donahue of Oklahoma City OK, Gary Kent (Clara Ann) Donahue of Kansas City MO, Harold Allan (Stacey) Donahue of Edinboro PA, John Lewis (Lori) Donahue of Cadiz OH. Brothers and sisters; Dorothy Tedeschi, Marietta GA, Mary Jane Vasey, Bellaire OH, Jerry Donahue, Canton OH, Sandra Bass, Bellaire OH John “Jack” Donahue, Colerain OH, Elizabeth Cope, St. Clairsville OH, Richard “Dick” Donahue, Columbus OH, Paula Jean “Pink” St. John, Bellaire OH, Cheryl Boston, Bellaire OH and Michael Donahue, Bellaire OH. Also 16 grandchildren, first born granddaughter Jennifer Jo (Jon) Garrison, Marysville OH, followed by Edward Jr., Quinci, Paige, Jessi, Carla Gail, Stephanie, Sean, Kelli, Logan, Madison, Caitlin, Jacob, Mackenzie, Josh, Summer and Samantha, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th St. Bellaire Oh on Monday from noon to 8pm. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11am at the St. John Catholic Church Bellaire with Father Daniel Heusel as celebrant and special friend Roger Peters as server. Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire with full military honors. Vigil services will be held on Monday at 7:45pm in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church, Amedisys Hospice or the patient activity account at the Country Club Retirement Campus by going to TMCFunding.com

Share your thoughts and memories with Buzzy’s family at www.Bauknechtaltmeyer.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 30, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


St. John Catholic Church

Bellaire, OH 43906

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019


Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Bellaire, OH 43906

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