The Memorial Service for Emil Donato will be held at 3pm Wednesday, July 19, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Ashland. The Rev. Anne Bartlett will officiate.
Mr. Donato, 85, of Talent died Thursday, July 13, at his home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ashland Community Hospice, 1970 Ashland St., Suite 1, Ashland, OR., 97520, or Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland, OR 97520.
Emil was born May 16, 1921, in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Talent with his wife Joan in October 1996, from Honolulu, Hawaii. His favorite pastime was deep sea fishing. He was a charter member of the Grizzly Post 353, Ashland Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his wife of 33 years and daughter, Catherine, and sons Dennis and Emil, Jr.