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Richard Lee Donato II

1974-2020

 American Heart Association

OBITUARY

Richard Lee Donato II, 46, passed away suddenly on July 9, 2020. 

Born on March 6, 1974 in Ohio to Richard Lee Donato, I and Bonnie R. Henry-Cohen. 

Richard loved his family and lived his life to the fullest. He was a master mechanic and enjoyed restoring muscle cars with his sons. Richard loved to ride his Harley Davidson, watch Nascar, and of course watching their favorite football team the Pittsburgh Steelers! Richard adored his daughter and his wife. 

Richard leaves behind a loving family, his wife Gail Donato, daughter Juliana Donato, twin sons, Richard Donato and Charles Donato. 

Richard was a big personality who never knew a stranger. He will be missed by all!

Services will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking to make a donation to the American Heart Association.

 

LEAVE A CONDOLENCE MESSAGE

Gail and family, Tom and I are so saddened to hear of Rich’s passing. You all have been in our thoughts ever since we heard about it. He was one of a kind. Take care.

From: Tom and Marann Lapp

I remember meeting you when we were kids, playing in the creek near our house. I'm sorry that we didn't grow closer. Rest in peace my brother.

From: Daron Rowley

No words can bring your son back but I hope knowing that Rich’s friends are keeping you and the family in our thoughts and prayers.

From: Sandy Carretta

SO SORRY TO HEAR THIS WE WORKED TOGETHER YEARS AGO AT GAITHERSBURG MAZDA GOD BLESS HIS FAMILY

From: Robert Arrington

Very sorry to hear about this! Rich was always a good friend to me and a great co-worker for many years. He will be missed!

From: Clifton Burroughs Jr

We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.

From: The Hilton Family

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