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Obituary for Michael Donovan

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Michael “Mike” L. Donovan, age 61 of New Castle, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018.

Mr. Donovan was born in Wilmington, the third child of Theresa (McKinley) and the late Cornelius J. Donovan, Jr. He was a 1974 graduate of Concord High School and was a dedicated Eagles fan. Anyone who was close to him knew that he was kind-hearted and always ready for a good time.

Mike is survived by his daughter, Rachel Donovan and his son, Michael McDonough; his mother, Theresa Donovan; his twin sister, Patricia Fritz, his younger sister, Diane Henry, his brother, Thomas Donovan, and his girlfriend, Jackie McDonough, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by his elder brother, Cornelius J. Donovan III of Wilmington.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Attack Addiction, P.O. Box 36, Bear, DE 19701, or Justin’s Beach House, 844 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930.
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(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
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(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com
(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com
(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com
(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com