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Dennis Donovan

February 14, 1959 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 61)



Milldale – Dennis Donovan, 61, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020. He was the husband of Cheryl (Stolfi) Donovan.

Dennis was born in Waterbury on February 14, 1959, son of William Donovan and Shirley (Roberts) (Donovan) Loomis. Dennis served as Deacon and Youth Group Leader at Mill Plain Union Church; Range Officer at Wolcott Landowner Association; served on the board of Waterbury Youth Symphony; and was a founding member of the bands, “Halfway Sober” and “Grass on the Rocks.”

Dennis loved his family, friends, animals, NASCAR, beer, guns, and his truck. He enjoyed camping, music, and playing guitar. He was a friendly, generous and outgoing person whose enthusiasm was infectious. He was always eager to help others and always ready for a good party. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Dennis leaves behind his wife, Cheryl Donovan; and his daughter, Chelsea Donovan, and her husband, Nicholas Apicella IV; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

A walk-through visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 24 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Woodtick Memorial, 420 Woodtick Road, Wolcott. Masks and social distancing are required. Everyone is kindly asked to leave once you have paid your respects.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are asked to be made to the ASCPA by visiting


November 24, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Woodtick Memorial
420 Woodtick Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716

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