Lucy Donovan, age 66, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2012 at Select Specialty Hospital in Saginaw, following a period of declining health.
She was born August 8, 1946 in Caro, the daughter of the late William and Lucy (Nelson) Davis. Lucy was united in marriage with Richard Donovan in 1965 and he preceded her in death on April 5, 2001. Lucy was a homemaker who dedicated her life to her children and her home. She was a member and Elder with the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.
Lucy is survived by her children, Michelle Donovan and her fiancÃ©, Bill Eddy of Caro, Jackie Donovan and her fiancÃ©, Mike Leske of Essexville, Scott & Holly Donovan of Caro; six grandchildren, Kai and Skye Donovan of Caro, Avi Urban of Caro, Rylee Donovan of Caro, Damian Leske of Essexville, Nava Donovan of Caro; two brothers, Joseph Davis of Clio and Thomas Davis of Caro. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Randy Donovan.
A special thank you to Lucy's niece and caregiver, Christine "Midge" Thayer. With love from Jackie, Scott and Michelle.
In keeping with Lucy's wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Steve Pego, Tribal Chaplain for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, officiating. The family will receive friends at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Family Discretionary Fund, c/o Michelle Donovan, 205 W. Sherman St., Caro, MI 48723.