Obituary: Hilary Peter Donegan
Hilary Peter Donegan passed away peacefully at his home on November 18th 2017.
He was born in Farmingdale, New York on October 14, 1940 to Margaret Brady Donegan and Denis James Donegan.
He graduated from Farmingdale High School and C.W. Post College. He took great pride in his service in the United States Army. He began his career in wealth management at Banker’s Trust Company in 1964 and continued his career there until retiring as a Managing Director of Deutsche Bank in 2005.
He treasured his forty-six year membership at Winged Foot Golf Club where he proudly served on the Board of Governors from 1995 to 2000. His happiest moments were spending time with family and friends there. For him there was no more perfect place.
In recent years he thoroughly enjoyed participating in the Darien Men’s Association. The friendship and fellowships he strengthened there meant the world to him.
He was an active volunteer serving as the president of the STAR, Inc. Foundation which serves families affected by developmental & intellectual disabilities. His true purpose as a father came from being the voice and best friend of his son Brian.
He is survived by his beloved family, Carol his wife of forty-two years and his sons Denis, Brian and Colin. He is also survived by his brothers Denis and Dick and his sister Cissy Moffatt.
Calling hours will be at Lawrence Funeral Home in Darien on Sunday November 26, from 3 to 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Thomas More Church in Darien on Monday November 27th at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow with Full Military Honors at Spring Grove Cemetery in Darien.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial gifts be made in Hilary’s memory to the STAR Foundation, http://www.starct.org/donate or at 182 Wolfpit Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851 or to Camp Horizons, http://www.horizonsct.org or at PO Box 323, South Windham, CT 06266.