Obituary: James R. Donovan

James R. Donovan

NAUGATUCK — James R. Donovan, 87, passed away peacefully at his home on Aug. 3, 2018.

James was born in Andover, Mass. on Aug. 5, 1930, a son of the late Michael and Alice (Moore) Donovan. James worked as a machinist for Glynn Manufacturing until his retirement. He was an avid Giants and Celtics fan. He also enjoyed Western movies and loved playing cards.

James is survived by his daughter, Louise Porzio and her husband, Mike; his sons, James Donovan, Jr., and Joseph Donovan and his wife, Betty; his grandchildren, and his great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Burial will be held at a later date in St. Augustine Cemetery, Andover, Mass.

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