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Gertrude T. Donahue, 101 – Loved Faith, Family and a Good Manhattan

Gertrude T. Donahue, age 101, of Port Carbon, passed away Monday, October 26th, 2020 at Schuylkill Center in Pottsville.

Born in Mahanoy City, PA on August 4, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Martin J. and Gertrude W. (Deane) Donahue.

Gertrude worked as a Office Manager for the Home Life Insurance Company and was a member of the former St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Port Carbon.

Gertrude loved her faith, family, friends, dancing, story-telling and a good Manhattan.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers: Eleanor Donahue Mandichak, Catherine Donahue Koenig, Martina Donahue Carlile, Martin P. Donahue and James E. Donahue, and a niece Martina Donahue Roach.

Gertrude is survived by six cherished nieces and nephews: Patricia Mandichak, Barbara Zamora, Edward Mandichak, James Mandichak, Mark Donahue and George Stephen Donahue.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair at 10:30AM on Thursday, November 5th, with Msgr. William Glosser officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday morning from 9:30-10:30am at the Church.

Interment will be held in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Tremont.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Clare of Assisi Church Memorial Fund 250 East Hancock Street St. Clar, PA 17970.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com.

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