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Scott E. Donohue

Posted By Bob On May 30, 2021 @ 3:17 pm In Obituaries | 11 Comments

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1962 – 2021

Woodstock – Scott E. Donohue, 58, died May 27, 2021, in Hartford Hospital after battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Julie (Rybacki) Donohue. Born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, he was the son of the late William and Mary Jane (Gross) Donohue.

Scott worked in the wind and aeronautics industry for many years.  He also proudly served in the US Navy for 22 years, earning the rank of Chief.

Scott enjoyed going to blues concerts, gambling, and gardening.  Always up for a lively conversation, Scott could debate anyone about anything. Scott also loved his “fur babies”, who will miss him greatly. Scott’s most cherished moments were when he spent time with his family and friends.

Scott is survived by his son, Ian Donohue and his companion Sara of Licking, MO; his daughter, Samantha Donohue of Norwich, CT, his stepdaughters, Stephanie Thorstenson and her companion Dan of Putnam, CT and Elizabeth Valade and her husband Anthony of Putnam, CT; brother, Thomas Donohue and his wife Diane of Hackettstown, NJ; his two grandsons, Tesla Donohue and Rune Donohue.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Scott’s family from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, June 3, 2021 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m.in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, PO Box 368, Woodland Hills, CA 91365. For memorial guestbook visit www. GilmanAndValade.com


Condolences for the family of “Scott E. Donohue”

Condolence from Donna L Dumas on May 30th, 2021 3:40 pm

Julie, I am so very sorry for your loss. Hugs, and I hope the happy memories you had with Scott get you through this difficult time. Prayers my friend, may God be by your side.

Condolence from Stephanie Blanchard on May 30th, 2021 4:16 pm

Julie I am so sorry I love you and will be here for you

Condolence from Steve St.Cyr on May 30th, 2021 4:46 pm

My deepest sympathy.

Condolence from Sandra Nabozny on May 30th, 2021 6:09 pm

My sympathy and thoughts are with you during this tragic time Jules. I had no idea of Scotts illness and passing. Losing your sister and now your husband must be so hard. Remember that there are many of us who love you and care. Stay strong if possible. Sandi

Condolence from Hazel Albee on May 30th, 2021 8:58 pm

The memories you share will hopefully ease your pain and sorrow at this difficult time. Sending condolences and prayers to all

Condolence from Candy White on May 31st, 2021 8:47 am

Julie and family I am sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Linda Rybacki on June 1st, 2021 1:29 pm

Julie, I am so sorry to hear about Scott. Deepest condolences to you and all your family. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you.

Condolence from Laurie Giannetti on June 2nd, 2021 8:35 am

So sorry for your loss. I grew up with Scott in Bloomfield. He was a neighbor and a childhood friend. Prayers and condolences to his family and friends.

Condolence from Laurie Mainville on June 3rd, 2021 9:10 pm

Julie, so very sorry for your loss. Prayers and condolences for you and your family.

Condolence from Pieter Nijssen on June 4th, 2021 11:45 am

Scott, thank you for the countless hours we spent together over the past 15 years. Thank you for allowing me to engage your musings as a life-long sojourner asking questions. Now that your questions are fully answered, enjoy the peace. Julie, thank you for the opportunity to share at yesterday’s service. May the thoughts shared bless those there and Scott too.

Condolence from Russ Landry on June 22nd, 2021 9:16 am

So sorry for your loss Jules, sending prayers and hugs. May the Lord bless you with strength in this difficult time. Love Buzza

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