Thomas Martin Donohoe, age 89, passed away April 2, 2022 at Calvary Hospice. He had been treated at Westchester Hospital Center due to complications from a serious fall.
Tom was born in the Bronx and graduated from Fordham University with a Masters degree in English. He was a life-time teacher in the New York City public schools, teaching at Roosevelt, Adlai Stevenson and DeWitt Clinton High Schools. He was also Assistant Dean at DeWitt Clinton from 1963 to 1969. Tom was an Adjunct Instructor at Fordham University Graduate School and an Adjunct Instructor at Mercy College.
Tom served in the Army Reserve stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey from 1957 to 1963.
He enjoyed foreign travel and some of his favorite visits were to England accompanied by his cousin, Mary Ann Pittala. Tom was a member of the St. George Society and the South Side Club.
Early in his career he was a member of the Welch Chorale based in the Bronx. The Chorale specialized in Renaissance and Baroque church music and produced several records.
Thomas was the eldest of five children and is predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Anna Donohoe and his brother David. His survivors include two sisters, Diane Fischer and Ann Ziegler both of New Jersey and a brother, Martin Donohoe of Virginia, also numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be at Sinatra Memorial Home, 499 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, New York, Friday, April 22nd from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass will be at St. Mathews RC Church, Hastings on Hudson, Saturday April 23rd at 10am. Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.