James Francis Donnelly, 83, of North Fort Myers, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Cape Coral. He was born Feb. 21, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Cornelius and Mary Donnelly, now deceased.
He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Fort Myers. He graduated from St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., and worked for American Airlines until retirement.
He is survived by his four children, Colleen Donnelly of Tucson, Ariz., Sheila Donnelly of Mesa, Ariz., Maureen Donnelly of Buffalo, N.Y., and Beth Donnelly Egan (Terence) of Milford, Pa.; one sister, Marjorie Murphy of New Canaan, Conn.; one brother, Neal Donnelly (Joan) of Chevy Chase, Md.; three grandchildren, Jeremy, Margaret "Maggie" and Claire Schroeder all of Buffalo, N.Y.; as well as many nieces and nephews. Not only will he be deeply missed by his children but also his brothers, sisters and their families.
Services will be held in New York at a later date.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.