Margaret A. Donovan

  • Died: March 27, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Margaret A. Donovan, 59, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Fort Wayne. She was passionate about family, her friends, Purdue University, Butler University Basketball, and the Seattle Mariners.

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., Margy was a 1978 graduate of Bishop Dwenger High School and completed her Bachelor's degree from Purdue University. She enjoyed over 30 years of work in the hospitality industry that moved her from Lima, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; South Florida; and Seattle, Washington.

Surviving are her mother, Mary Helen Donovan of Fort Wayne; siblings, Mike Donovan of Fort Wayne, Mary Kay Donovan of Fort Wayne, and Rick (Sabrina) Donovan of Fort Wayne; nieces Alixandria (Steven) Pelych and Madelyn Donovan; nephew Campbell Donovan; great-niece Gracelyn Pelych; great-nephew Griffin Pelych; extended family, and lifelong friends. She is preceded in death by her father John R. "Jack" Donovan and sister Jeanette Donovan.

Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, at St. Charles Borromeo, 4916 Trier Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2019, at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road. Burial in Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Catholic Community Foundation of NE Indiana, 915 S. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802, to benefit the Jeanette Donovan Education Scholarship. Please visit to sign the online guest book.


Condolence & Memory Journal

To the Donovan family---I, along with my Mom Pat and family. are so sorry to hear about Margy's passing. Bob Farnbaugh just told Mom & she passed it on. Our prayers are with you Mrs Donovan & your kids.

Posted by Bev McFadden - Fort Wayne, IA - Neighbor   April 04, 2019

Our hearts go out to each of you during this time.... we know she was a fabulous and fun daughter, sister, aunt, and friend! May your special memories together... stay with you forever! Hugs

Posted by BARBARA MATTA - Indianapolis, IN - Family Friend   April 02, 2019

My sympathy and condolences to Margy's family. Margy and I attended St. Charles and Dwenger together. I am blessed to have had the opportunity to see her at our reunion. Rest In Peace dear Margy.

Posted by Kelley McDonald-McNeill - Phoenix, AZ - Friend   March 30, 2019

Mrs. Mary Helen Donovan and Family:

Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one, Margaret A. Donovan.

God's Blessings to the Donovan Family.


Mr. and Mrs. William C. Phillips

Posted by WILLIAM C. AND DONNA J. PHILLIPS - Fort Wayne, IN - Family Friend   March 30, 2019

Dearest Mary Helen, Mike, Mary Kay and Rick. Our deepest sympathy on the loss of Margy. There's a great reunion in God's garden.

Posted by Ray & Toni Ohlman - Boca Raton, FL - Friend   March 29, 2019

Dear Donovan Family, So sorry for your loss of Margy, She was always very pleasant, Kind & thoughtful. May the Lord give you Peace & Comfort.
God Bless.

Posted by Tom Schon - Classmate   March 29, 2019

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