- Fredrick Donovan, 69, died peacefully on June 10, 2018, at a Madawaska Health Center. He was born in Bangor, Maine, on Feb. 11, 1949, the son of Jasper and Earnestine (Sheafe) Donovan Sr.
He worked many years on his parents' potato farm, in lumber mills, and as a truck driver. Fred was a former member of the Elks Lodge of Presque Isle, and former ASA softball umpire. Fredrick loved hunting, fishing, playing cards with his best friends and in-laws, Nena and Charles Mims, coin collecting, and collecting baseball cards. His favorite pastime was watching the Red Sox, NY Giants, and Boston Celtics.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Macwhinnie); two daughters, April and her husband, Ray Barfield, of North Waterboro, and Melodie and her husband, Paul Lavoie, of Madawaska, ME; one grandchild, Alyssa Barfield; one brother, Jasper Jr. and his wife, Connie, of Alabama, and one sister, Dorretta Carney of Bangor. He was predeceased by his father and two brothers, Ronald and Dennis, as well as one sister, Lula.
Friends and relatives may give their condolences to the family at the St. Agatha Catholic Church on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. till time of services. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at the St. Agatha Catholic Church. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that money can be given to help cover his funeral costs.
Condolences may be sent to www.michaudfuneralhomes.com
Published on  June 13, 2018