Michael Donahue

Obituary of Michael Thomas Donahue

Houston TX: Age 65, passed away after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis on Monday, March 29, 2021. Mike was born and raised in Elmira a son of the late John and Margaret Makovitch Donahue. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Michele and Terry Stoebner of Cypress TX, Andrea and Steve Tyrrell of Cranford NJ, Caitlyn and Ryan Zarella of Spring TX; grandchildren: Brandon, Claire, and Quinn Stoebner, Mackenzie and Cole Tyrrell, and Wyatt Michael Zarella, coming July 2021; Debbie Donahue, mother of his children and friend, of Houston; brothers: John Donahue, with husband Dr. Douglas McKane; Richard Donahue, all of Horseheads; godmother Theresa Van Keuren of Horseheads; along with many cousins. Mike graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1973 and the University of Rochester, School of Engineering in 1977. After graduation Mike went to work for Schlumberger Oil Service Company. He moved several times with his family as he was promoted. Mike earned his MBA from Southern Methodist University in 1987. In 1989 the family settled in Houston when Mike joined the oilfield service company, Western Atlas. Mike held many positions over the years, finishing his career as Director of E-Business for Baker Atlas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mike on Monday, May 3, 2021 at St. Mary's Church, 224 Franklin Street, Elmira, at 10:30 a.m. A livestream of the Mass will be available through the Facebook page for Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish (https://www.facebook.com/ElmiraCatholic). Interment, with committal prayers, will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Mike with a donation to either, National MS Society, P O Box 91891, Washington DC 20090, or Notre Dame High, 1400 Maple Avenue, Elmira NY 14904.
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Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am
Monday, May 3, 2021
St. Mary's Church
224 Franklin St
Elmira, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery
623 Franklin Street
Elmira, New York, United States
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