Reba Mae Donohoe

Tuesday 14th of December 1926 - Monday 1st of July 2019

Reba Mae Donohoe

Reba M. Donohoe, 92, passed away peacefully in Lexington in the late afternoon of Monday, July 1, 2019. Reba was born to the late William and Reba (Hager) Dumbauld in Huntington, West Virginia on December 14, 1926.

Reba was wed to Laurence “Larry” Donohoe in 1958 and together, they celebrated 45 years of marriage until his passing in 2003. Both were longtime members of Holy Family Parish in Ashland.

Reba is survived by her daughters, Mary Beth Moore and Laura Donohoe and son, Michael Donohoe. In addition to her parents and loving husband, Reba was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Dumbauld

Milward Funeral Directors are entrusted with Ms. Donohoe’s arrangements. A private family service will commence in West Virginia. In honor of her legacy, and because Reba had a big heart for rescue animals, her  family requests that memorial donations may be directed to the Boyd County Humane Society, 1124 Norwood Ave.  Ashland, Kentucky 41102 or the Lawrence County Humane Society, 820 Isaac Park Road, PO Box 218, Louisa, KY 41230.

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Marcia Hermann


Mrs. Donohoe was one of my mother's (Mary Wilson) great friends. My deepest sympathy to your family. Marcia Wilson Hermann

3 months ago