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Ellen Marie Theresa Donoghue went home to Jesus Thursday evening, the 20th of June 2019. She fought several illnesses throughout her lifetime with her own never give up attitude.
Ellen was born in Cambridge, Mass on September 27, 1940. For most of her life, she happily lived and remained in her beloved family home at 34 Bailey Road in Arlington. Ellen joins her parents, Mary E. (Daly) and Arthur J. Donoghue, Sr. along with her sister & brother in law, Nancy and Robert Gulick in Heaven.
Ellen leaves behind her brother, Arthur J. Donoghue Jr. of Pompano Beach, Florida and her nephew Stephen Gulick of Worcester. She also leaves behind three nieces. Christine Lanciani and her husband, Jason, and their children Elizabeth, Erica, Erin & Joseph of Gardner. Jennifer Razzaboni and her family of Brookline, NH and Allyson Kosko and her family of Manchester, NH. She also leaves behind her very close friend since childhood, Janice Rigazio of Maine.
The family of Ellen Donoghue wish to extend their sincere appreciation for the excellent care provided by the staff at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. A special heartfelt thank you to Dr. John Anderson who provided outstandingattention and care to Ellen during her final years. And to nurses Alyssa, Jenny and Ashley that provided comforting care to Ellen in her final days. A big thank you to the Arlington Fire Department for their many years of support and care they provided at each visit.
Visiting hour in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home 36 Trapelo Rd. Belmont Wednesday 9:30-1030AM followed by a funeral mass in St. Agnes Church 51 Medford St. Arlington at 11AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Cambridge Cemetery.
Those who so desire, may make memorial donations in memory of Ellen’s fighting spirit to St Agnes Church or to the Arlington Fire Department.