Enjoyed weekend getaways with brothers and all the simple things


NORTH READING — Daniel A. Donahue, 55, of North Reading, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, May 21, 2023. Born in Somerville on November 30, 1967, he was a lifelong resident of North Reading. He attended North Reading Public Schools and was a graduate of North Reading High School.

Dan worked at Standard Duplicating Machines Corporation in Andover. He also spent many years working as a fry cook at a local North Reading restaurant. Dan was always a hard worker who always helped others. He enjoyed his yearly Columbus Day weekend get away with his brothers to Pittsburg, N.H. They would reminisce about times when they were younger and visit camp almost every weekend. Dan enjoyed all the simple things.

Family members include his loving mother, Linda C. Cormier of North Reading, and his father, Thomas F. Donahue, III of Easton; his brothers: Thomas F. Donahue, IV and his wife Kathleen of Plaistow, N.H.; and James R. Donahue and his wife Theresa of North Reading; his nephew, Thomas F. Donahue, V of Plaistow, N.H.; his nieces, Kaileen and Lauren Donahue of Plaistow, N.H.; and his dog Tucker.

His services will be private. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the North Reading Food Pantry, 150 Haverhill St., North Reading, MA 01864. Arrangements are under the direction of the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow St. North Reading. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit www.croswellfuneralhome.com.