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Thomas J. Donovan
  • In lieu of flowers donations in Thomas' memory may be sent to
  • St. Vincent dePaul Society
    c/o Immaculate Conception Church
    193 Main Street
    Easton, MA 02356

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“My deepest condolences to the family. Losing a loved one is painful but our God promise the we will see them again. May the words in Job 34: 14, 15...Read More »
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“Dear Mary JaneI was deeply saddened by the news of cousinTom's passing.Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family.Fondly,Jeanette and Frank ”
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“You always told the most amazing stories about your life and those you met along the way. You have made such an impact on so many. Your intelligence...Read More »
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“Rest in peace my kind, patriotic cousin. Until we meet again. Teri ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Theresa Donovan - Wilmington, MA

“My sincere condolences to the family. Tom was a classmate at Boston State, a great friend and advisor. I was younger but we were both Marines and...Read More »
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EASTON——Thomas J. Donovan, 78, of Easton, formerly of Medway, died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Morton Hospital in Taunton.

Born in Cambridge, a son of the late Henry and Anne (Keaney) Donovan, he was raised in Cambridge and Natick and was a graduate of Our Lady Help Christian High School in Newton.

He entered the US Marine Corp after high school serving honorably. Upon discharge he attended Boston State College.

Thomas worked as a reporter for the Boston Record American and Boston Herald for 25 years.
After, he took a position in security for Draper Labs of Cambridge.

Thomas was an enthusiastic New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan through thick and thin.

Thomas is survived by two children, Kerry Donovan of Worcester and James Donovan of West Roxbury. A sister, Mary Donovan of Easton. A granddaughter, Kristen Spencer of Worcester; and his former wife Eileen "Sarah" (Walsh) of Worcester.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton, on Monday at 9:00 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 193 Main Street, Easton, at 10:00 a.m.Interment with military honors will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Arlington. Visiting hours on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Thomas' memory may be sent to St. Vincent dePaul Society, c/o Immaculate Conception Church, 193 Main Street, Easton, MA. 02356. For directions or condolences visit