- On February 27, 2023
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Virginia C. Donahue, age 89, of Mars, formerly of Stowe Twp., passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 23, 2023. Born on June 15, 1933 in Pittsburgh, to her loving parents Joachim and Marie Fierle. Virginia attended Elizabeth Seton High School in Pittsburgh. She was driven by her passion to help others and graduated from the Mercy School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She retired from Mercy Hospital in 1998 after 44 years of dedicated service. Virginia was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was preceded in death by her sons, Norman and Patrick Donahue and her siblings, Marianne Wersant, Dolores Klein, and James Fierle. She is survived by her son Daniel (Melissa) Donahue, her brothers, Thomas and Robert Fierle, her grandson, Nathan Donahue, numerous nieces and nephews, and countless friends.
At Virginia’s request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service is being planned and will be announced at a future date. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.