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Ann L. (Natale) Donovan

January 30, 1945 ~ September 3, 2019 (age 74)


Ann L. (Natale) Donovan, 74,wife of the late James C. "Red" Donovan, of Fall River, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

A lifelong resident of Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Anna (Maccarone) Natale.

She was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School, Class of 1963.  Employed by the Fall River School Dept. as a teacher's aide and later a clerk.

As a member of Holy Rosary Parish, she sang in the choir, along with her husband and was an active member of the Women's Guild.  She was later a member of the Legion of Mary of St. Mary's Cathedral Parish.


She leaves a son Kevin J. Donovan and his wife Janet of Westport; a sister, Josephine Donovan of Fall River and nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Frank Natale.

A visitation will be held Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St. Fall River.

Her Funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary's Cathedral, Spring St. (Please meet directly at church.) Burial, St. Patrick Cemetery.

Please consider a donation to St. Jude's Children's Hospital (StJude.org) or Shriner Hospital (Shrinershospitalsforchildren.org)

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September 6, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Auclair Funeral Home
690 South Main St.
Fall River, MA 02721-5314

Funeral Mass
September 7, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Mary s Cathedral (St. Fall River, MA)

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