Caroline A. Donovan
December 11, 1933 – May 21, 2020
Caroline (Butts) Donovan was born in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, CANADA. (CA) on December 11, 1933.
She was the wife of the late John M. Donovan also from New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada (CA). Caroline leaves a daughter, Linda R. Sexton; son-in-law, G. Kenneth (Ken) Sexton of Ocean Isle Beach, NC; and son, John J. (Joe) Donovan of Calabash, NC. Caroline was the loving “Nana” of two very wonderful, and caring grandchildren, Alyssa N. Donovan of Medford, MA and Ryan J. Donovan of South Boston, MA, who were the love of her life.
Caroline was one of 15 children, twelve girls and three boys. She was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox and a proud member of Red Sox Nation. She was an avid “Bingo Player” and could be found at her spot at the Calabash Elks Lodge every Tuesday night. She was a “Mom” to many people who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to, can make a donation in Caroline’s name to either the Dana Farber Cancer Research Foundation (Jimmy Fund) or The American Diabetes Association, Boston, MA.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be a private family prayer services.
Online condolences are encouraged and may be sent to the family at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Caroline A. Donovan
June 3, 2020
God Bless you all on the sad loss of your Mom. Denie will be remembered for her love and gift of laughter. She always gave great advice and sweet hugs. Will cherish our memories of her visits and her and Johnny dancing at our wedding. Xox She will be missed always.
Love Rose & Guy Maetche & Family xox💜🌸🐻💚🌺💖
June 2, 2020
I will truly miss great aunt deenie s visits home to cape Breton , she was such a kind motherly soul n always up for a good laugh❤️ Rest in peace love Dawn