Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre after a brief battle with cancer on August 4, 2018 at the age of 76. Predeceased by his parents Norman and Jessica Donovan; brother Ron, and sister Margie. Leaving to mourn Nina, his loving and devoted wife of 47 years; his daughter (“his pride and joy”), Michelle and husband Brian O’Gay of Barrie; grandkids Brandon and Kaitlyn; sister Barbara Tapper (Kevin) of Milton; brother Ed (Bet); sister-in-law Mary Kennedy; brother-in-law Mike Ryan; many nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a wealth of cherished friends.
Special thanks to Dr. Morkar, the attending staff at the Health Sciences Centre, and long-time family physician Dr. Peter Noel. Thanks also offered to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 56 where Mike was a life member.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. Funeral mass to take place at Mary Queen of the World Church on Topsail Road on Thursday, August 9 at 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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