Doris A. Donovan, 66


Doris A. Donovan, 66, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. She owned and operated a cleaning service for 15 years before having to retire due to health issues. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Donovan was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Beatrice (Sullivan) Lathbury; her brother, Orville C. Lathbury Jr.; and her sisters, Gladys Shockley and Louise Burton. She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Thomas L. Donovan; her daughter, Theresa Ann Donovan; two brothers, John and Robert Lathbury; her granddaughter, Felicia Nicole Donovan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21805.