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“Oh Danny boy the pipes have called.Take care my brother, miss you ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: michele fitzpatrick - NY

“I was very sad to hear of Dan's passing. As a fellow Jasper, professional engineer, and fellow Catholic, Dan and I had a great working relationship...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Joseph Paravati Jr. - NY - Friend

“Dan touched so many, many lives. As a younger collegue I learned so much from him, from engineering to fishing. And in pretty much every conversation...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Bob Roth - Amawalk, NY - Friend

“It is with great sadness that I learned about the passing of your father. we had many laughs together over the years. My prayers are with you and...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Robert Matarazzo - Southport, NC

“The Manhattan College alumni community shares the grief, and is now praying for our fellow alumni and the family at this time. The Alumni Office has...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: fjohn reinke (MC1968) - Keene, NH

“My sincere condolences on the passing of your father. Dan and I worked together for many years and from this developed a lasting friendship. He was...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Tony Kunny - Yonkers, NY - Friend

“HARD TO BELIEVE THAT WE'VE BEEN FRIENDS FOR OVER 50 YEARS. DAN IS "ONE OF A KIND" AS A PERSON AND FRIEND. HE OFTEN APPEARED GRUFF BUT HAD A GREAT...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jim & Kathy Fenn - NY - Friend

“Our hearts and prayers are with all of your family, Dan, Rebecca, Sofia and Ella. We hope you'll feel all the love and support from your family and...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Katherine and Jack Bettin - VA

“A true Jasper, and amazing father to two incredible people. I am so sorry for you loss. It was an honor to have known him. His life and love of his...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Elizabeth Mulhearn Rodriguez - NY

“Our condolences with much love and many prayers,Dan and Rebecca, and to all your family.God Bless. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Barbara and Herc Volpe - NY

“We are so sorry for your loss. May your memories of your dad live on in your heart and sustain you through these difficult times. Our thoughts and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Bob and Diane Dickinson - Seaford, NY


Daniel J. Donahue of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday May 7, 2017 at the age of 71 after a long battle with leukemia. He was born on January 31, 1946 in Queens Village, NY, the son of Aloysius and Catherine Donahue.

Daniel is predeceased by his wife Dorothy Donahue and is survived by his son Daniel P. (Rebecca) Donahue, daughter Patricia Rosen (Ross), stepsons, Timothy (Whitney), Casey (Emily) and Bryan (Michelle) Griffith, his sisters, Michele Fitzpatrick and Ann Bendoraitis and his adoring grandchildren Sofia, Ella, Elyse, Morgan, Reagan and Benjamin.

Daniel was a graduate of Manhattan College Class of 1967 where he earned his degree in Civil Engineering. He also held a Masters Degree from NYU. Daniel worked for the County of Westchester and held the title of Deputy Commissioner of Environmental Facilities when he retired in 1998. Daniel also ran a successful engineering consulting practice in both Putnam and Westchester Counties.

Daniel loved spending his time with his family and friends at his second home in Jensen Beach, FL whenever he could.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday May 10th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday May 11th at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac. Private cremation services will follow. A separate mass and interment of his cremains will be held in Jensen Beach at a later date.

Donations in memory of Daniel may be made to Columbia University Medical Center, Office of Development, Attn: Rebecca Solinsky, 516 West 168th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032. Check should be made out to: Trustees of Columbia University. Memo line: "Nicole Lamanna/Leukemia Research".

Donations can also be made online: http://cancer.columbia.edu/make-donation
Please select Leukemia Research and indicate Dr. Nicole Lamanna in the comment section.