C. William “Bill” Donovan

October 09, 1945 - December 19, 2023

Visitation: Wednesday December 27th from 4-8 PM at DEVLIN Funeral Home of Cranberry

Service: Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 10 AM at St. Ferdinand Church, Divine Grace Parish

C. William “Bill” Donovan passed away suddenly December 19th, 2023. Son to the late Charles and Theresa Donovan; loving husband to Judy Donovan; father to Ryan (Nicole) Donovan and Ryan Butler; Brother to Daniel (Rozanne) Donovan and uncle to many nieces and nephews. He will be missed greatly by his three dogs Murphy, Sunny, and Cooper

Bill loved to joke and make people laugh.

Friends will be received Wednesday December 27th from 4-8 PM at DEVLIN Funeral Home of Cranberry. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10 AM at St. Ferdinand Church, Divine Grace Parish. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery, Moon Township.

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  • Richard Ilnicki

    What I remember most about Bill was his basketball prowess. Any man who owns three dogs must be a very special person. I hope there are dogs in Heaven. May the God of Heaven provide His mercy and grace to the family.

  • Carol Lorenz

    I remember Bill well. We had many classes together in high school. My condolences to all his family and friends. It is so hard to lose someone you love. God bless and give comfort to all of you.
    Carol Lorenz

  • Bob Niznik

    It was quite a shock to hear about Bill. We were in 1st and 2nd grade together and played for Chuck in Little League on the Rifles. He even came over from Lycoming for a couple of Penn State games where we got together. It was always a joy to see him at class reunions. A fond memory of Bill was when our great basketball team played at Shaler and Bill cold cocked their biggest player and then ran up into the Stowe section of the stands for protection. Well, it worked. Bill was always thinking ahead. We will miss you,

  • Dr Anne Hurley

    Forever Loved
    Never Forgotten

  • Ken Stephan

    My condolences to judy and the entire family. My prayers are with you.

  • Jack Haraburda

    I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Bill in 2006. Among his many qualities was his unique ability in make me laugh even when he was telling me how wrong I was. He will be missed!

  • Margaret and David Everly

    Bill will be greatly missed. My mentor and friend, always ready with a quick joke and laugh. Always guiding and teaching.

  • Mary jane mozingo

    Bill was so funny I enjoyed working with him and became his friend jokes and laughs but a really nice guy it was a honor to call him my friend . Judy I am so sorry for your lose. I will keep you in my prayers.

  • Timothy Lavey

    Met Bill over 60 years ago as freshman at Lycoming College. We became Sigma Pi fraternity brothers. Yes indeed Bill had a wicked sense of humor as mentioned in the obit. Condolences to Judy and his children.

  • Charlie Poynton

    Shocked and saddened. I have known Bill for 30 years, we exchanged emails and txts routinely. I will miss his sense of humor. Judy, I am sorry for your loss.


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