Delma Patricia Donovan
Feb. 27, 1919 — June 9, 2013
Delma Patricia Donovan of Groveland, CA., passed away at her daughters home in Columbia, CA., June 9, 2013. She was 94.
Born Feb. 27, 1919, in Groveland, she was a Lt. in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Once she left the service, she married and lived in Moccasin, Calif., before moving to Davis with her husband where they lived until her retirement from nursing for Dr. Cronan, then they moved back to Groveland.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Donovan, her two brothers Charles and Raymond Bisordi and her sister Christine Hale.
She is survived by her son, Tim Donovan (Lynda) of Davis; her daughters Patricia Bock of San Geronimo and Christine Gookin (Louie) of Columbia.
She is further survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
At her request, there will be a graveside service at the Divide Cemetery in Groveland June 30 at 11 a.m. with a potluck luncheon to follow at the family cabin in Groveland.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto or to a charity of the donor’s choice.