Jerold Ralph Donahue, of Palm Bay, Florida passed away peacefully of natural causes on June 13, 2022. Jerold was born in Rochester, New York on December 2, 1936, to Joseph and Eleanor (Race) Donahue and lived in New York state for most of his life.
He was predeceased by his parents, older brother Gordon, and daughter Kathleen Hill. Jerold is survived by his daughter Maureen (Charlie) Smith, son-in-law Curt Hill, daughter Billie Donahue, daughter Eleanor (Mike) Kelly, and sons Jeremy (Charlotte) Donahue and Jason (Rebecca) Donahue. Jerold also is survived by multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren, extended family, and friends.
Jerold drove tractor trailer for most of his work life. He loved the outdoors and spent a lot of time camping and enjoying the outdoors with his family. He loved antiques and "digging for old bottles". In his later years, he became interested in rock collecting and was an active member of the Wayne County Gem and Mineral Club.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A small gathering will be held at the Byron, NY cemetery on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 2:00 P.M.