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Robert "Bill" Donohue
  • In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Bill may be made to
  • St. John's Food Pantry
    225 East Lake Blvd
    Mahopac, NY 10541
  • St. John's Prayer Garden
    225 East Lake Blvd.
    Mahopac, NY 10541

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“My deepest condolences to all the Donohues and friends who lost a great Husband, Dad, Grandfather, Uncle, Brother in law...friendI personally will...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Barry Donohue - Naples, FL

“So sad to hear of Bill's passing. He was a gentlemen and offered great insights to me early in my career at EPRI. He will be missed. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Mark Gabriel - Conifer, CO

“My condolences to the Donohue family. Bill was a great person. It was truly a rewarding experience to work with him. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Phil Papola - Smithtown, NY

“Sending prayers and condolences to the family. Sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Madellin Delgado - Palm Coast, FL

“I will always have fond memories of my time working with and for Bill, even through some of the more difficult times in the Company's history. He...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Nicholas V. Colonna Staten ISland

“I am deeply saddened by Bill's passing.I worked for him in Con Ed and found him to be honest, thoughtful, and knowledgeable and I liked him for that...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Daniel Sammon - New York, NY

“My sincere condolences to Mr. Donahue's family. May the Lord rest his soul, and give strength to the family. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Luis Ortega - CHESTER, NY

“Nancy, Rosemary, and Rob, your Dad was a Good Man, so sorry for your loss. Mr. Stover ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Rob, So sorry to hear about your dad passing. Sending prayers to you and your family. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Robert Brindisi - East Northport, NY

“I worked for Bill for many years at Con Edison in Westchester. He was a great boss and will surely be missed by all who knew him. May he rest in...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: William Lent - Williamsburg, VA

“May his memory be eternal and may your family find strength in this difficult time. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Konstantin Pitsoulis - Brooklyn, NY

“Knew Bill since 1963 when we both students at City College and technicians at Con Ed. I will always be grateful to Bill for him getting me...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Joseph Wargacki - Port St Lucie, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. God Bless. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Mike and Linda Hollenweger - NY

“Dear RoseMary and family, Terry and I will not be able to visit on Sunday as we are leaving to sitfor my son and wife in the early morning. ...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Frank and Terry Del Campo - NY

“Dear Alison, Our hearts are with you and your family in this time of sadness. From Brian and Gina ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Gina Hollenweger - Poughkeepsie, NY

“My heart is broken. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Lisa Donohue - Harrison, NY

“Bill was a wonderful man and a true blessing to our parish family. He will be missed. Our deepest sympathy to his family. Our prayers are with you....Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Joyce and Mike Mooney - Mahopac, NY

“Nancy I was so very sorry to hear Bill passed away. He was one of the best bosses I worked with at Con Ed. And liked when he got me involved with...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Joanne Azzaretti - Vero Beach, FL

“So sorry for your loss. Will keep him in our prayers. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Ron n nancy Lewrick - mahopac, NY

“Deepest sympathies and prayers for the family. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Frank Flora - Somers, NY - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to the Donahue family. I worked with Bill for some time. He was a great boss, mentor and all around person. I ran into him after...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Vito Vavallo - Staten Island, NY

“I will always remember how Bill developed future leaders at Con Ed. He dedicated himself to taking care of business in Electric while focusing on...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Kevin Hennelly - Mahopac, NY

“Bill was a very nice man had the privilege of working in his organization. RIP Bill prays to his family ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Robin Segur - Coworker


Robert W. "Bill" Donohue of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the age of 75. He was born in the Bronx on September 1, 1942, the son of Robert and Faye (Katz) Donohue.

Bill graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from City College of NY. He began his career at Consolidated Edison as a Junior Designer in 1960, retiring as Senior Vice President of Electric Operations in 2003.

Bill was a very active parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac. As a Trustee of St. John's, he served on the Church Council and as Chairman of the Finance Committee. He was instrumental in the creation of the Prayer Garden as well as an active volunteer at the Food Pantry. He also served as Chairmen of the Bob Torrey Golf Tournament at St. John's.

Additionally, Bill served on the Board of Trustees of the Ridgewood Savings Bank, Utilities Associates, Mercy First and the Summit School.

On June 15, 1963 he married Nancy E. Sonsire at St. Francis DeSales Church in Rockaway, NY. In addition to Nancy, he is survived by his son Robert and wife Lisa of Harrison, NY, his daughters, Nancy Wyant of Jasper, NY and Rosemary Tompkins of Wappingers Falls, NY, his brother Barry and his wife Eleanor of Naples, FL, his nine grandchildren, Katie (Jared), Brian Sean, Meghan (Brandon), Lauren, Alison, Collin, Cassidy, Robert and Matthew and his great grandchildren Liam and Lane. He was predeceased by his brother Richard.

Visiting will be held on Sunday from 1-4 and 7-9 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac with interment to follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery, Brewster, NY.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Bill may be made to St. John's Food Pantry or to the Prayer Garden at St. John's.