Tag Archives: Jack Donar

A Model of a Mother

It’s May 18th and in the Desmond family that can mean just one thing: it’s Mom’s birthday–her 101st to be exact. Though she’s been gone now for over 42 years, who could ever forget a face like hers? No wonder … Continue reading

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Jack Donar: A Snapshot in Time

A few years ago I received a death certificate in the mail that I’d ordered for my uncle Jack Donar (1902-1929). I had a pretty tough time transcribing the document due to the poor penmanship of the clerk who recorded … Continue reading

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