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Kathleen E. Donahue
January 15, 2023


Kathleen Elizabeth (Ciampa) Donahue, age 77, a longtime resident of Hudson, died peacefully on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at Fairhaven Health Care Center, after a long period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of Thomas Joseph Donahue, who died on November 15, 2018.

She was born in Woburn, August 7, 1945, one of three children of the late Louis and Bernice (Harnden) Ciampa, raised in Woburn, and graduated from Woburn High School. After her marriage to Tom in 1969, they moved to Tewksbury to raise their family, and in 2012 retired to Hudson, NH.

While raising her three boys in the Heathbrook neighborhood of Tewksbury, she worked as a teller at several local banks.

She leaves three sons, William T. Donahue and his wife Jodi (Kosar) of Menlo Park, CA, Mark D. Donahue and his wife Kaitlyn (Walmsley) of Pepperell, and Kevin M. Donahue of Seattle, WA; six grandchildren, Hannah Szauer (Donahue) and her husband Martin Szauer, Joseph and his wife Jade, Michael, Catherine, and Ali Donahue, and Corbin Morgan; a sister, Janet McHugh of Lowell; a brother, Robert Ciampa of Las Vegas, NV; three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

The details of her funeral service are pending, this obituary will be updated as plans are finalized.

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