DO TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES MR. DONAHUE'S FUNERAL WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT WEEK
William J. " Billy" Donahue, 80, of Maplewood, N.J., passed away at St. Barnabas Hospital on Sept. 4, 2018.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave., Short Hills, N.J., on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11;15 a.m. Entombment will be at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery. Visitation will be held at The Jacob Holle Funeral Home, 2122 Millburn Ave., Maplewood, on Friday, Sept 21st from 4 to 8 p.m. For more information, or to offer condolences, please visit jacobhollefuneralhome.com.
Billy was born in Irvington, N.J., and lived in Maplewood for the past 35 years.
He was a bus operator for NJ Transit from 1964 to 2002, when he retired.
Billy is survived by his beloved wife, Theresa Ricca Donahue; sons, Joseph and Kevin Donahue; loving sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Blanche and Kenny Simpson; nephew John Simpson; nieces Lori Van Orden (Gregg) and Jamie Kerr (Chris), and grandnieces and nephews, Gregg, Taylor, and Grant Van Orden, and Chris, Bianca, and Matthew Kerr.