LOUIS NORMAN DONOHOE (Age 78)
Captain U.S.C.G. (Ret.)
Louis Norman Donohue, 78, a retired Coast Guard Cpatain, died on August 29, 2001 at his Beeville, Texas residence. He had retired from the U.S. Coast Guard after 32 years as an aviator and helicopter pilot.
Captain Donohoe was born in Washington, D.C. on February 16, 1923 to the late Milburn J. Donohoe and Katherine Markey Donohoe. He was a graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. He attended Holy Cross College in Worster, Massachusetts. He married Mary McAllister on March 23, 1945 and Jean Caldwell on March 9, 1991. They both preceded him in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Donohoe of Austin, Texas and Theresa Hart and husband Roger of Manassas, Virginia; four sons, Louis Donohoe Jr. of Austin, Texas, Michael Donohoe and wife, Marion of Memphis, Tennessee, L. Dennis Donohoe and wife, Margaret of Belton, Texas, and Rev. Patrick K. Donohoe of Beeville, Texas; two step daughters, Karen Caldwell Acuff and Janet Caldwell Hall and husband Ron both of Flower Mound, Texas, 12 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 4835 MacArthur Blvd., N.W., Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 25, 2001 from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. A Funeral Mass will follow at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 25. Burial with full military honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 at 9 a.m.
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