Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Dr. Michael Allan Donkers PhD.
Professor of Physics at Carleton University, College Universel, Gatineau.
It is with profound sadness and loss that we announce Michael’s passing at Renfrew Victoria Hospital on Sunday May 26th, 2019 at the age of 50. Cherished husband of Chantal Marion. Proud and loving daddy of Sophie. Dear son of Martinus and Mary Donkers and son-in-law of the late René & Marie Jeanne Marion. Mike will be greatly missed by his siblings Larry (Miriam), Brian (Michele), Janet (Craig McRae), his sisters in law Gail, Jo-Anne, his brothers in law Gilles and Réjean (Sam). Predeceased by his sister in law Gisèle and brother in law Glen. Dear uncle of Avery, Brody, Riley, Cody, Cameron, Kayla, Emma, Noah, Andrew, Sara, Clay and great uncle of Aaliyah. Mike will be fondly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mike was a humble, kind and gentle soul who had a strong faith and a great love of Mother Mary. He was a devoted and loving husband and father who selflessly put his family first in all things. He will never be forgotten. The family wish to thank all of the health care professionals that helped Mike and his family on his journey.
A Visitation will be held at the Goulet Funeral Home, 310 Argyle St, S, Renfrew on Thursday May 30th from 11am until 12:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1:00 pm at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Renfrew. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Oncology Unit or the Canadian Cancer Society
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