Eleanor R. Donovan
Eleanor R. Donovan

September 9, 1932 - September 2, 2017
Born in Cincinnati, OH
Resided in Mason, OH


Eleanor R. Donovan (nee Heitker), of Mason, OH, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at the age of 84 years.

Beloved wife of the late John W. Donovan, devoted mother of Kevin (Pam) Donovan, Kathleen Donovan, Stuart (Lynn) Donovan and Keith (Suzanne) Donovan. Cherished grandmother of Ryan & Patrick, Maggie & Will, Shannon, Kelly, and Sean. Preceded in death by siblings, Mary Jo Benson and George Heitker.

Visitation will be held at Gilligan Funeral Home, 8225 Montgomery Rd. (Kenwood ~ 45236), Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm.

A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:00am, Friday, September 8, 2017 at St. Michael's Church, 11144 Spinner Ave., (Sharonville ~ 45241).

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.




Gilligan Funeral Home, Kenwood
8225 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45236
Thursday, September 7, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Michael Church of Sharonville
11154 Oak Street
Cincinnati, OH US 45241
Friday, September 8, 2017
10:00 AM
Spring Grove Cemetery
4521 Spring Grove Avenue
Cincinnati, OH US 45232
Section: 15
Lot: 47
Friday, September 8, 2017


Hospice of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 633597
Cincinnati, OH US 45263-3597
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
8041 Hosbrook Rd., Suite 422
Cincinnati, OH US 45236