Edward ‘Ron” Donahue, 84 of Wall passed on Sunday December 23, 2018 at home with his family by his side. Ron was born in Orange NJ and raised in Harrison Gardens, NJ. He was an army veteran serving from 1955-1958. After his military service Ron worked at RCA in Harrison before becoming a police officer in Glen Ridge, NJ. Ron worked there for 5 years before going to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office where he served 35 years. During his tenure at the Essex County Prosecutor’s he was the liaison for the DEA Task Force and then he later became the liaison for the Organized Crime Task Force. After his retirement Ron worked for the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office until 1994 he worked for the Laborer’s Local 472 and in 1995 started his own security business called Tritech which is located in Wall. Ron very much enjoyed socializing with his family and friends. If someone had a problem he would find a way to help them out.
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Ron is survived by his beloved wife Vilette (nee Ogden) Donahue of Wall; his three loving sons Sean Donahue of Brielle, Colin Donahue of Bayville and Brendan (Christiana) Donahue of Lutherville, MD; his two loving daughters Tracey Boyd of Wall and Tara (Eric) Golomb of Wall. He is also survived by eight cherished grandchildren Sean, Dillon, Rielly, Emma, Jack, Jesse, Shane, Logan and his loving brother Gregory Donahue of Brielle.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation of Thursday December 27, 2018 from 3-7 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ 08736. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am on Friday December 29, 2018 at St. Rose Church, Belmar. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warriors Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.