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Paul Donado
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    PO Box 758517
    Topeka, KS 66675

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“My thoughts and prayers goes out to u and your family. May the lord be with u thru this time of loss. I didnt know this man but i do know his son...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Joseph Brewer - Moneta, VA

“Oh Joy, you and your family are in my prayers. WOW what an awesome,awesome accomplishment Paul and you gave to this world together. He is resting...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOUGLADYS ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Jo Ann so sorry thoughts and prayers with you and your family. . Linda ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Joy, we're so sorry for your loss. It was a privilege to live next to you and Paul for so many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Cunningham - SC - Neighbor

“Joy, Judy, Joanne, Nancy and Dusty...my sincere condolences on the passing of Paul. I was just talking about you guys and my time spent with you,...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Simons Southampton Bermuda

“My Condolences to Nancy and Her Family. Her Dad seemed like a Wonderful Man! His Spirit will be With Them Forever. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa Kaempf - Ladson, SC - Friend


LCDR Paul Donado, USN (Ret.), 76, of North Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Joy Ann Donado entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 5, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 2:30 p.m. Interment with full military honors will follow in Carolina Memorial Park.

Paul was born January 30, 1942 in Port Chester, New York, son of the late Rowland J. Donado and Jean Curtis Donado. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Lt. Commander with the Civil Engineer Corps after 30 years of service. He was a Vietnam Veteran and also retired from the City of North Charleston Public Works as an engineer after 15 years of service. Paul was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed family activities, working on cars and woodworking. He was a great family provider.

He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Joy Ann Donado of North Charleston, SC; daughter, Judy L. Babboni (Steven) of Summerville, SC; daughter, Joanne G. Lyell of North Charleston, SC; son, William R Fox (Sherry) of Roanoke, VA; daughter, Nancy L Healy of Summerville, SC; son, Dusty Donado of Summerville, SC; sister, Jill A. Marshall of Jupiter, FL; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675.