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Maureen Mccullough Donohue

ALBANY – Maureen McCullough Donohue, 71, of Albany, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016. Maureen was born in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late David P. and Hedwig Kosakowski McCullough. She was raised in Woodbury, CT, was a 1966 graduate of Barnard College, and earned a Master’s Degree from Yale University in 1967. She married shortly thereafter, moved to Albany, and in 1971 earned a degree from the State University College of Library Science. She was employed by the New York State Law Library and then by the New York State Thruway Authority.  She spent her last years in the good care and company of the staff at Evergreen Commons in East Greenbush, NY.

Maureen is survived by her son David McCullough Donohue (Kathleen), of San Francisco, CA; her daughter Elizabeth McKeever Donohue (Rico Valdez), of Albuquerque, NM; her former husband and dear friend Paul F. Donohue, Jr. of Albany; her sister Joan Andrews, her brother Thomas Medero and by her grandsons Ryan Román Valdez, and Milo Seamus Donohue.

Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Wednesday morning at 8:15 AM, and from there to All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St. (behind CVS) at 9:00 AM. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4-7 PM. Interment will be in the Woodbury Cemetery, Woodbury, CT. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, Pine West Plaza Building 2, Suite 204, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, New York, 12205. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit

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