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John E. "Jack" Donovan, Jr.
September 20, 2019


John E. Donovan Jr. (Jack) of Franklin, Massachusetts, passed away suddenly on Friday, Sept 20, 2019. He is survived by his High School Sweetheart and Wife of 43 years, Nancy J. Donovan (Kelley) and his Daughters, Shannon C. Donovan of Franklin and Kelley A. Donovan of Bellingham as well as his beloved Grandson Preston J. Porzio.

Jack is also survived by his four siblings, Steven B. Donovan of Millis, Barbara A. Meyers (Donovan) of Cape Cod, Michael P. Donovan of Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Brian M. Donovan of Medfield, MA.

Jack was a Master Plumber and owner of John E. Donovan Plumbing in Franklin, MA. He was an avid golfer, a die-hard New England Patriots fan and loved spending time with his family, friends and Grandson, Preston.

Those who knew Jack, knew that “If he wasn’t giving you a hard time, he just didn’t like you.”

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his calling hours Thursday Sept. 26th, in the Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St., from 4-8PM.

A Celebration of Life reception will be held Saturday Sept. 28th, at the Franklin Country Club 672 East Central St. from 3-6PM. All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Jack to the National Heart Association.


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Charles F. Oteri and Son - Franklin Funeral Home
33 Cottage Street
Franklin, MA 02038