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Francis Joseph Donlan, 68, of Stafford County passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.
He was born in New Britain, Conn. An alumnus of Boston University, he retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs as a counseling psychologist after 34 years. He was also an accomplished acoustic guitarist and was a member of St. William of York Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Christina Donlan; his children, Laurian Goode, Shannon Elizabeth Donlan and Brian Francis Donlan; and a granddaughter, Jessica Goode.
A service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel. Burial will be private
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association-Greater Richmond Area, Memorials Processing Center, Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.