18 Aug 1976 — New Castle, Indiana
Indianapolis Star/News Thursday 8/19/76 -
Dr. Francis E. Donahue Dies of Burns; Was Physician
Dr. Francis E. Donahue, 56, a Dublin physician, died yesterday in Indiana University Hospital of Burns suffered in a home fire. A native of Indianapolis, Dr. Donahue was graduated from Arsenal Technical High School, Butler University and Indiana University Medical School. He was an intern at City Hospital, now Wishard Memorial Hospital, and began private practice at Dublin. He maintained his office at Dublin.
He was an Air Force veteran of World War II, receiving the Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Anne Catholic Church at New Castle, with burial in St. Anne Cemetery. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Norma Donahue; a daughter, Miss Karen Donahue; and three sons, Sean, Francis, and Dion Donahue, all at home. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today in Marshall Funeral Home at Dublin and after 3 p.m. Friday in Macer Funeral Home at New Castle.