Mary Isabell Donahue

December 24, 1938 –  December 23, 2017 


Mary Isabell Donahue, 78, passed away peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her loving family on December 23, 2017.

She was born on December 24, 1938 and raised in Lincoln, NH.  She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella.  She was a homemaker for many years and for the past twelve years she enjoyed spending winters at her home in New Smyrna Beach, Florida with her husband.

She will be forever remembered by her husband Jim whom she was married to for 60 years. 

Members of her family include; Teri Avery and her husband Donnie of Lincoln, NH, Lea Donahue and Bobby Brown of Lincoln, NH, Mike Donahue and wife Bobbi of Woodstock, NH; Six grandchildren, Kelly Avery-Janow of Statesville, NC, David Avery of Lincoln, NH, Chrissy Smithers of Gilford, NH, Nikki, Michael and Abbi Donahue of Woodstock, NH; Six great-grandchildren; Tracy, Katelyn, Dylan, Lacey, Hayley and Thomas. She also leaves behind her sister Sheila Lessard of Lincoln, NH, whom she enjoyed going for rides and lunch with daily. 

She is predeceased by her parents Roland and Lottie Goodbout.

Services will be scheduled in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association at

Arrangements are under the care of Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, No. Woodstock, NH.


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