Mary Lorraine Donahue

Date of Passing:

January 6, 2024

Donahue, Mary L., (Enos), 88, of Forbes Street, Riverside, died peacefully on January 6, 2024 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Lawrence E. Donahue.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Manuel and Deolinda M. (Sears) Enos, she lived in Riverside for 58 years.

Mrs. Donahue was a devout Catholic as she prayed the Rosary daily. She enjoyed painting water colors and acrylics and spending time with her loving family.

She is survived by two sons, Russell J. Donahue and his wife Deborah of Seekonk, MA and Mark J. Donahue of Riverside; two grandchildren, Russell J. Donahue Jr. and Kathryn L. Harris; two great-grandchildren, Connor J. Harris and Rowan E. Harris; a brother, Daniel Enos of Barrington and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Lawrence J. Donahue and Stephen Donahue, grandmother of the late Ashley Deolinda Donahue and sister of the late Teresa Lawhorne, Leonard, Russell, Roland, Robert and John Enos.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday January 10, 2024 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 4-8 p.m. A Mass of Chrisitan Burial will be held on Thursday January 11, 2024 in Our Lady of The Rosary Church, 21 Traverse Street, Providence at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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  1. Dear Rus
    So sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a very nice lady. My mom and aunt Henrietta loved her very much.
    Sincere regards cousin

  2. Russell Debbie and family so sad too hear your mom passed she’s going to be missed

  3. I’m very sorry for your loss, cousin Lorraine was a wonderful person 😢, my prayers are with your family 👪

  4. Mark
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Sending thoughts and prayers to you.

  5. Russell, Deb and family,
    So very sorry for your loss
    Jaimie and Jim

  6. Russ and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My most sincere and heartfelt condolences to you all. ♥️💔

  7. Russell, my most sincere sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your mom. She was a very good mom to her boys and loved them dearly; you were her world. She also loved her grandchildren Katie and RJ as well as her two great grands.
    I will always remember your mom as exceptional in her love and special attention , too, to her siblings and nieces and nephews.
    Remember all the good times you had together and May God give you the strength to get through this difficult time. ❤️

  8. Deep Sympathy to my cousin, Russel and Debbie – I miss you, Aunt Lorraine, so very much and I love you very much too – always, my very special Aunt Lorraine, in the whole wide world. You’re in peace right now, Your Cousin – Laurel.

  9. My sincere condolences, Russell. She was so proud of her boys. She will be missed in so many ways.

    Cynthia Enos

  10. Very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May she Rest in Peace!

  11. So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a lovely woman. I’m sure Larry and Jay were waiting to welcome her home.

  12. Russ and Deb and Family my condolences to you and your family

  13. Russ, Deb and Family. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. I’m sorry I won’t be able to attend the services because I no longer live in RI. But know I am there in spirit. Love Val

  14. Russell, Deb and Family, So sorry for your loss. Lorraine was a very special mom who loved her children so. She will be deeply missed. Love and prayers,
    Uncle Danny, Aunt Mary Lou and Cousin Laurel

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