John L. Donovan Sr.
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Donovan Sr., John L. Age 90, passed away June 30th, 2020. Loving son of the late LeRoy and the late Theresa (nee Manella). Beloved husband for 67 years to Patricia (nee Marco); cherished father of Mark (Donna Williamson), John, Jr. (Janet) Donovan and Theresa (Joseph) Herdegen; dearest "Papa" of Nicole and Samantha Herdegen, Matthew, John, III and Max Donovan; dear brother-in-law of Phillip (Judy) and Albert (Patricia) Marco. Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. By family request services will be private. Arrangements entrusted to Casey Laskowski Funeral Home. For information please call 773-777-6300 or Sign Guest Book at

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jul. 1, 2020.
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July 10, 2020
Our sincere condolences and prayers to your family. Remembering happy memories of Mr. Donovan on Menard Ave.

Eraine Mally
Paul Mally
Paul Mslly
July 6, 2020
Mark I sorry for your lost. My prayers are with you and your family. Just hang in and remember all the good times. Talk and laugh is the best medicine.
Shirley Girardi
July 4, 2020
Pat, Mark, John and Theresa, so sorry to hear of Johns passing. We go way back to OLA, and I always found your father to have a joke to tell or just bust on you. Perhaps now, he and Jane can figure out the problem with those curtains on the Bridge tenders windows. Rest In Peace John.
Michael Plovanich
July 2, 2020
John was the best neighbor ever. We had just moved in and had a snow fall and John came over early in the morning and cleared our sidewalk and driveway along with practically the whole neighborhood. He was a joker. Always picking on me and hanging out on the porch or leaned up on a car talking with my husband. We loved him. He drove me to the ER once too. Pat and John welcomed our daughter from Guatemala with open arms and a neighborhood party that was so special to us. John was a great man. He will be missed. Pat and the rest of the family, we send our love.
Cindi, Steve and Elizabeth Visco
July 2, 2020
I have great memories of your dad,they will always be with me.
my condolences to you and your family
Sam Zitella
sam Zitella
July 1, 2020
I am deeply saddened by the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
Tom Toren
July 1, 2020
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