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My prayers are with the Donovan family,
I was pastor of Sacred Heart when Sister Susan, the principal, hired Jeanette as teacher there. Sister thought very highly of her. Jeannette's long career serving children validated the first impressions she made as a beginning teacher at Sacred Heart so long ago..
Patrick Durkin


Posted by: Patrick Durkin - Indianapolis, IN - Coworker   May 18, 2017

My sincere sympathy on the loss of your beloved Jeanette. I was almost a senior in high school when we moved in next door to your wonderful family. The Hayden and Donovan girls seemed so much younger than me then! I remember Jeanette always had the biggest smile for me whenever I would see her! You must be so very proud of her. May God bless all of you at this difficult time. Sending love and prayers, Marcia


Posted by: Marcia (Hayden) Pardekooper - Cincinnati, OH - Neighbor   May 18, 2017

To the family of Ms. Donovan I send my deepest condolences. She was my children's teacher - my kids are 26 and 22 now. She was a very sweet and caring person. We were just speaking of her last week. I will keep you all in my prayers.


Posted by: Pam McGee - Fort Wayne, IN   May 18, 2017

I would like to send my condolences to Ms. Donovan's family. Jeanette was my Kindergarten teacher and my principal at Benoit Academy. She would always put a huge smile on my face when she called me by the nickname she gave me "Shayla Shoe". Ms. Donovan was loved and very much so respected, and she will always be remembered. Rest peacefully! Forever your Shayla Shoe


Posted by: Shayla Harrison - Fort Wayne, IN - Student   May 18, 2017

To the Donovan Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jeannette was such a wonderful person, always helpful and smiling and will be missed by all. God Bless your Family. Anne, Steve and Tom Ehrman


Posted by: Anne, Steve & Tom Ehrman - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend   May 18, 2017

Wow I can't believe she's gone I remember the good times at benoit academy during the first six years I was there from when she was the principal to her being my teacher in the 5th and 6th grade her and Chuck will be missed dearly, I remembered the time I was the only one to leave the classroom alot and she asked me why and I said I don't know,I will miss her laughs and smile for rest of

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Posted by: Michael Savard - New Haven, IN   May 17, 2017

To the Donovan Family,
So shocked to learn of Jeanette's passing. I worked with her at Benoit Academy, and St. Therese. We could hear her infectious laughter all over the halls, and sometimes some tough words to the ornery students. She will be missed by many. Especially all her children. I know she loved them all.


Posted by: M.J. Kirby - Fort Wayne, IN   May 17, 2017

So sorry to hear about Jeanette's passing. Didn't know her very well but we all knew our neighbors in New Glenwood. She is with God & her Dad now.


Posted by: Bev McFadden - Ft Wayne, SC - Neighbor   May 17, 2017

Mary Helen Donovan and family we are so very sorry at the lose of Jeanette. You are all in your prayers and thoughts.


Posted by: Anne Donovan - Knoxville, TN   May 17, 2017

So much sadness in my heart for all the Donovans. Love, hugs and prayers from our family to yours.


Posted by: Jeff Campbell - Chillicothe, OH - Family   May 17, 2017