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David “Dave” C. Donahue

Visitation Info: Linnemann Funeral Homes Burlington
Interment Info: Mother of God Cemetery

David “Dave” C. Donahue, age 60, of Burlington, KY left this earthly world on June 29, 2020 in his home. Born April 16, 1960 in Covington, KY, he grew up in Florence, attending Boone County High School and continuing his education at the Kenton County Vocational School to pursue Masonry. Dave was an ever-faithful Catholic and long-time member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Burlington, KY. Here, he met his wife, Kathy, and they married on April 25, 1998. Dave continued to pursue his interest in concrete construction and was employed by G.R. Trumble for 30 years. He was a proud third-degree member of the Knight of Columbus (Lodge 5453), member of the I.H.M. Boonedockers Mens’ Club, and loved to play basketball, softball, enjoyed carpentry and woodworking, as well as celebrating his faith. David is preceded in death by his parents: Edward C. and Jennie L. Donahue, and he is survived by his wife: Kathy, and their daughter: Kelsey; sister: Sue Donahue; brother: Mark (Brenda) Donahue; and brother-in-law: Matthew Lakeman. He is also survived by three daughters from a previously annulled marriage: Emily (Charlie) Webb, and their children, Ava and Zander; Amy (Terence Marshall) Donahue; and adopted daughter: Heather St Sauveur. Survivors also include his niece: Dawn (Jeff) Gardiner. A public visitation will be held for David on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Linnemann Funeral Home, 1940 Burlington Pike, Burlington, KY 41005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for David at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Private at the convenience of his family. He will be laid to rest at Mother of God Cemetery in Covington, KY. Memorial contributions can be addressed to Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish at 5876 Veterans Way, Burlington, KY 41005 or to the Foundation for Thymic Cancer Research at 101 E Camino Real, #730, Boca Raton FL 33432 or online at Due to COVID-19 restrictions and intimacy of funerals, attending guests are highly encouraged to wear their own masks, and be prepared to wait because of capacity restrictions.

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Linnemann Funeral Homes Burlington

1940 Burlington Pike
12:00 am

David “Dave” C. Donahue


Mother of God Cemetery

Address: 3125 Madison Ave Latonia, KY 41015
12:00 am - 12:00 am

David “Dave” C. Donahue


Great person

Knew Dave since the school days , great person . will be deeply missed .

We are thinking of you

Dave has always been such a caring, positive role model. While our interactions very the years may have been brief, it was clear how much his family meant to him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Your friends at Scheben Care

With Sad Hearts

Kathy and Kelsey, I am so sorry for your loss. I was able to talk to Dave at the pool last summer while Kelsey was in the pool swimming laps. He told me how he met you at IHM and how much he loved you. You could see it in his eyes that he meant every word. He told me that Kelsey was working and going to school also. He told me that he was so proud of Kelsey and couldn’t say enough about her. He loved you both very much which you already knew this. He made me feel like I knew him a long time. I just wish we could of connected sooner. My prayers to you and Kelsey. Your neighbor. Don an Vickie Stulz

My deepest sympathies

Donahue Family,
I am so sad to hear of Dave’s passing. Dave was one of the good guys. While his passing will leave a void in our parish community, I know he is resting with our Lord. God bless you all and may the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace, Amen.

Joe Glaser