Gordon Jeremiah T. “Tim” Donovan 46, of Brattleboro and formerly of Bernardston died unexpectedly in the comfort of his home on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Tim was born the son of Janet M. ( Bliss) and Jeremiah C. Donovan on July 13, 1968 in Greenfield, MA. He was educated in Bernardston and graduated from Pioneer Regional High School class of 1987.
Tim had been living with his significant other, Darcy Earle and her children; Joanie, Kyle and Benjamin Tuttle for the past few years. Prior, he had been married to Jessica Gleason.
Tim had many jobs over the years. He was currently employed by SVR Construction in Swanzey, NH. as a truck driver. Prior he had worked for Bazin Brothers in a similar role.
He enjoyed many things in life. Tim liked to ride horses and enjoyed mentoring young people. He volunteered as a councilor for the Boys and Girls Club in Brattleboro for Teen Suicide Prevention. Time also gave freely of his time to the Brattleboro American Red Cross with their emergency support vehicle.
Mr. Donovan is survived by his mother, Janet M. Wrightson of Chapel Hill, FL. A daughter, McKayla R. Donovan of Brattleboro. His significant other, Darcy Earle of Brattleboro. He also leaves his siblings: Jacki M. Mailloux and her husband Mark of Montague, MA. Darcy Donovan of Texas and Patti Donovan of Georgia in addition to cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Tim is predeceased by his son, Colby J. Donovan, his father Jeremiah C. Donovan and step father Dirk Wrightson all passed earlier.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 9:30 to 1030am. in the gathering hall at the First Baptist Church, 190 Main St. Brattleboro, VT. 05301. Burial will be private. Donations can be made in memory of Jeremiah T. Donovan to: Boys and Girls Club, Suicide Prevention Program, 17 Flat St. Brattleboro, VT. 05301. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 south Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com