Michael Donahue Sr.


Michael P. Donahue, Sr., fell asleep in death peacefully on October 28th, 2023.

Born March 10th, 1951 to Aileen and Ralph Donahue. Michael lived his rambunctious life in Cleveland, Ohio with his 5 siblings, Debbie, Nancy, Bill, Rosie and Troy.

Michael met the love of his life, Mary Beth, and were married on February 14th, 1981. Together they welcomed 8 children, Michael Jr., David, Martin, Douglas, Malachi, Darya, Matthew and Daniella. They fufilled their dreams of living in Hawaii and moved to the island of Oahu in 1986 before returning to Cleveland in 2002.

He devoted his life to Jehovah and was baptized on August 10th, 2013. 

Michael is survived by his wife Mary Beth, his children, Michael Jr. (Moani), David (Joelle), Martin (Lillian), Douglas, Malachi (Vanessa), Darya (Sammy), Matthew and his grandchildren, Mikayla, Jackson, Colten and Avalynn. 

He was strong willed and stubborn at times, but he also had an enormous heart and wonderful sense of humor. He was loyal and brave and will be remembered by all the love he shared with his family and friends. Michael will be missed dearly. 

Memorial Services will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 15600 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44111, on Saturday, November 4th, 2023  at  3PM (EST). *Please contact family directly for Zoom login information*

In lieu of flowers, please contact the family directly if you would like to make a contribution.

Thank you to all our family and friends for their words of comfort and support during our time of loss. 

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