Elizabeth Donahue
Thursday
4
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Chapel Of Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, Inc.
20 Otsego St.
Canajoharie, New York, United States
518-673-2233
Thursday
4
October

Memorial

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Chapel Of Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, Inc.
20 Otsego St.
Canajoharie, New York, United States
518-673-2233

Obituary of Elizabeth Donahue

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Donahue, 73, of Nellis Road, Fort Plain, New York passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at her home, following a battle with cancer.

Born on August 1, 1945 in Amsterdam, NY, she was the daughter of William Wall and Mildred Fredericks Wall.  She was a graduate of Sharon Springs Central High School and had been a local area resident since 1995. 

Mrs. Donahue worked for Beech-Nut in Canajoharie as a machine operator for over 43 years, retiring on January 10, 2008.

She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ames, NY.

Mrs. Donahue enjoyed writing letters, having a lot of Pen Pals.  She loved animals, dancing, and music.

Her first husband, James W. Mickle; second husband, Donald Donahue; and brothers, William Wall and Robert Wall all predeceased her.

Mrs. Donahue is survived by 4 children, Faith A. Garrett of Glenville, NY, James Mickel and Hope of Canajoharie, NY, Kevin E. Mickel and Lisa of TN, Andrew W. Mickel of Amsterdam, NY; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; life partner, Skip Wright of Fort Plain, NY; Skip’s daughters, Melinda Seymore, Lori Clark, their children, and grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 6:00PM at The Chapel of Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 20 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, NY.  The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday from 4:00-6:00PM at the funeral home.  Burial will take place at Green Ridge Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Donahue may be made to Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter, Inc., 133 Hilltop Road, Sprakers, NY 12166.

 

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