Donahue, Joyce D. (Dean)


Joyce D. (Dean) Donahue, 78, died Thursday, April 13, 2023. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Donahue, and daughter of the late Edward and Cora (Woodbury) Dean.

 Joyce loved the role of mother, and raising her 3 children, Brenda J. Williams (Ray), Charles W. Donahue (Deborah), and Kimberly A. Bonn. She also loved her grandchildren Shelby and Robert Donahue. Joyce cherished the time spent with her sisters Judith A. Lombard and Janice R. Rich. Her fondest memories were watching her children, and nieces and nephews playing together. She is predeceased by her brothers Arnold W. Dean and Edward P. Dean.

 Joyce also loved playing bingo and the slots at Foxwoods with Marion Davis and her niece Maryann Grundy.

 A visitation will be held Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 4-6 p.m. with a service to follow at 6 p.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VNA of Care New England, 51 Health Ln., Warwick, RI 02886.

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