Thomas Donovan, Ph.D.

Thomas A. Donovan, Ph.D.

1937 - 2022

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Obituary of Thomas A. Donovan, Ph.D.

DONOVAN - Thomas A. Ph.D. Of Getzville, NY, March 23, 2022, at age 84, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Beloved husband of 62 years to Judith (Martz) Donovan; dearest father of Thomas A. Donovan Jr., Anne M. (late Daniel) Whydra, and James A. Donovan; grandfather of Jennifer (Oscar) Boomer, David (Samantha) Whydra, Jessica (Juan) Alonso, Janastasia (Daniel) Gottehrer-Graf and Thomas D. Donovan; great-grandfather of Emily, Natalia, Ian, Samuel, Winter and Brianna; son of the late Thomas H. and Myrle Quarfot Donovan; brother of Neil and Douglas (Wanda) Donovan; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Dr. Donovan was retired from SUNY Buffalo State College as a Chemistry professor after 32 years of service. Arrangements by: ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, (716) 824-6435, 873 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220. Please share your condolences at: