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Conrad Charles "Connie" Donovan

November 23, 1947 ~ March 5, 2021 (age 73)

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Conrad Charles "Connie" Donovan, 73, of Derry, passed away peacefully at home on March 5, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Connie was born November 23, 1947, in Spokane, Washington. He was the son of the late Dr. Conrad A. Donovan and Martha Shaffer Donovan. He graduated from St. Vincent College and served in the National Guard. He was on the Board of Directors and served as Treasurer of Westmoreland County Cattlemen's Association; Director of Westmoreland Agricultural Fair Board; Treasurer of The Westmoreland Conservation District; Executive Committee Member of the Penn State Extension; a member of Ducks Unlimited and the Lions Club of Derry. In addition to working at Donovan & Bauer Inc., he worked as an auditor for Sarp & Company. He loved raising Black Angus cattle and baling hay for others. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and he was a loyal friend to everyone he met. He especially enjoyed his time at the Westmorland County Fairgrounds working in the Cattlemen's beef sandwich booth, and chauffeuring people in and out of the fair grounds. Surviving are his wife, Sandy, and brother, Dr. Byron Donovan (Debbie). Connie was the father to Vaughn Donovan (Gina), Jennifer Koch (Paul), Leslie Fritz (John), and Valerie Murphy. Grandfather to Pryce, Payton, Preston, Payge, Paige (Rob), Sydney, Aaron, Alexa (Logan), Elijah, Maya, Makenna, and Benjamin. Great-Grandfather to Gavin and Tessa. Connie passed away from complications due to COVID.

A donation in Connie's name may be made to one of the organizations that Connie donated his time. 

Arrangements entrusted to the McCabe Funeral Home of Derry. Services were held privately for his family. Condolences may be sent online to 



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