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Ann Elizabeth Donnelly

December 18, 1933 ~ January 27, 2019 (age 85)

Ann Elizabeth Donnelly passed peacefully on January 27, 2019 at the age of 85.  She was born and raised in London, England, where she lived until she was 21 years old.  When she turned 21, she boarded a ship to start a new life and adventure in Melbourne, Australia.  On this ship is where she met our father and love of her life, Eugene Christopher Donnelly.  In 1967, she set sail again, but this time with her family and headed to the United States.  They settled in Sunnyvale, California where she opened several English Fish and Chip Shops.  Mom loved adventure, people and hard work.  Your children, Sharon, Rick and Gina, along with their spouses, her 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren will miss your beautiful smile, adventurous spirit and courageous soul every day.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Liberty Landmark Baptist Church, 341 Claratina Road, Modesto, CA.  Luncheon will follow.

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