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Longmont Ledger (Longmont, Boulder County)
May 7, 1909
DONOVAN--In Longmont, Thursday afternoon, May 6, 1909, of a complication of diseases, Mrs. Mary J. Donovan, aged 82 years.
Mrs. Donovan was the mother of our well known Donovan brothers, Tim, D. C. and John A.,who are the only living children. Miss Mary Donovan, a daughter, passed away in Longmont in 1895, and two sons have also died. She also leaves twelve grandchildren.
Mrs. Donovan was born in Ireland and came to America when she was seventeen, was married to Dennis Donovan in 1847, in Toronto, Canada, where Tim was born She has lived in Longmont for a good many years, respected by all who have known her. She was a devout member of the Catholic Church.
D.D. Donovan, who was traveling in the northwest, is expected home today or tomorrow.
Miss Mattie Donovan, a grand daughter, is home from the Normal School in Greeley.
Her maiden name was obtained from the obit for her husband..Dennis who died 1901.