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Longtime Northern Westchester Resident Michael Donovan Dies At 23

Michael P. Donovan Jr.
Michael P. Donovan Jr. Photo Credit: Contributed

Michael P. Donovan Jr. of Cobleskill, formerly of Somers, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the age of 23.

He was born in Carmel on May 31, 1995, the son of Michael Sr. and Sherri See Donovan and was a 2013 graduate of Somers High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor's degree at SUNY Cobleskill.

Michael loved the outdoors, camping, riding his quad and spending time with his family on the weekends. He loved playing video games, building computers and helping others. He was employed at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown as an IT specialist.

He is survived by his parents, Michael and Sherri of Somers, his sister, Kathleen, of Somers; his maternal grandparents, David and Joan See of Ossining; his paternal grandparents, Donald and Jill Donovan of Rye; his uncle and aunt, David and Michelle See and their children, Olivia and Aidan; his aunt and uncle, Dawn and Rich Gargan and their daughter, Shannon; many aunts, uncles and cousins and his longtime girlfriend, Cassie Adams.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home where a prayer service will be held at 3:30 p.m. A gathering of friends and family will be held after the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Michael may be made to United for the Troops, P.O. Box 242, Shrub Oak, NY 10588.

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