William Mahr Donovan

07/08/2014 9:48 AM |

William Mahr Donovan of Riverhead died July 3 at The Hampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. He was 91.

He was born Nov. 2, 1922, in Queens to Janet (née Mark) and Thomas Donovan. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a building manager for Douglas Elliman.

Mr. Donovan was predeceased by his wife, Dena (née Perks) Donovan in 2008 and is survived by his son, William, of Montana and his daughter, Desha Clements of Astoria.

A service will take place Friday, July 18, at 11 a.m. at Calverton National Cemetery, where Mr. Donovan will be interred.

Arrangements were handled by Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead.