James Donovan
March 5, 1965 - June 26, 2009
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JAMES “JAMIE” W. DONOVAN, 44, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Friday, June 26, 2009 at Peace River Regional Medical Center, Punta Gorda, Florida. He was born March 5, 1965 in Laconia, New Hampshire and moved to Florida in 1976 from Triangle, Virginia. He was a former sales manager for Palm Automotive in Punta Gorda and…

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Paula Holmberg left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer and family, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. May God help you in your time of need.
Marie Tingley left a message on June 29, 2009:
Dear Jen: I am so sorry for your loss. Life is worth going on especially for those wonderful boys that you both created. If I can help in any way! With deepest sympathy, Marie
Cherie Vaughn left a message on June 29, 2009:
To the Donovan family, My prayers are that God provide you the greatest amount of peace during this difficult time. I graduated with Jamie from Charlotte High and will remember him as a sweet spirit. Please know that during times such as these, many are lifting each of you in prayer. God Bless you as you begin to look ahead and move forward taking your memories of Jamie with you.
Doug and Laura Bunnell left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jen & Family - Thoughts and prayers for your family.
JULIE MITCHEM left a message on June 29, 2009:
My thoughts and prayers are so with you and the boys. I will miss Jamie everyday. I am always here for you
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Kim Propp left a message on June 29, 2009:
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Jamie through these very difficult times. Jamie was a great man and may your sadness be replaced with great memories.
Laurie and Keith Towles left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer, You and your boys are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.
Virginia Clayton left a message on June 29, 2009:
Dear Judy, I'm so sorry for your loss. Hope you can find comford in God's love and your memories of good time spent with Jamie. Love you, Virginia
Tim Bogle left a message on June 29, 2009:
I met Jamie in 1999 at Palm while buying a new vehicle. I purchased three more from him over the next eight years. He always took care of me and and always answered the phone when I needed something. I trusted that he was giving me the best deal that I could get. I am sorry for your loss.
Mary Kay Norus left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jen, My thoughts and prayers are with you and the boys. If you need anything, please do not hesitate to ask! May the arms of the angels give you and the boys guidence, love, acceptance and strength. Mary Kay
Debbie Mller left a message on June 29, 2009:
Very sorry for your loss Jen. You and the boys are in my family's thoughts. Deb
Tracie Malone left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer, I was so saddened to hear about Jamie.You have been in my thoughts & my prayers.I have known Jamie for over 25 years & I will never forget him. He was such a Great Guy. May God watch over you & your boys @ this difficult time. God Bless..Tracie
Carolyn G. Ridolfi left a message on June 29, 2009:
My sadness over Jamie's passing goes beyond words. He was one of the nicest human beings I have ever known. It was a pleasure to know him and to work for him. He will surely be missed but he will not be forgotten. Sincerest condolences to your family from ours.
Linda (Ridolfi) Wright left a message on June 29, 2009:
My sincere condolences to your siblings and your children, Jamie. I am very sorry that you felt like there was no other way out. Thank you so much for treating my mother, Carolyn, with kindness and respect while she was under your employment at Pool and Spa Tech. You will be missed.
Karla Goff left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer and family.. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless your family.
Wendy Miner left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer and boys, I am so very sorry for your loss. Know that we love you and you are in our prayers.
Shawn Campbell left a message on June 29, 2009:
Dear Jennifer, Jacob and Mark: I am so sorry for your loss. I can not imagine the pain of such a loss. Jamie was someone I looked up to and thought allot of. There are not allot of people in this world that one can call friend but I called Jamie a true friend. My heart goes out to you. If there is ever anything that yall need or that I can do for you anytime in the near or distant future please feel free to call me or email me.
Trevor & Tonya Baker left a message on June 29, 2009:
Sorry for your loss, jamie and i go way back from the palm days. He will be missed by all.
Patti & Vernon Drew left a message on June 29, 2009:
Dear Jennifer, Mark & Jacob, Although you don't know me, I know of you through your mom. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy. May God be with you. Patti Drew
Lisa Monck left a message on June 29, 2009:
I am so sorry for your family's loss. Jamie was a great friend and person. He had a huge heart and would do anything for a friend. He is greatly missed. I know he is watching over us.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Gil, Mary, Zakary, Gunnar and Cooper left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jen and Boys, Your husband and father will be missed. May God bless you all.
Dan O'Sullivan left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer, Mark and Jacob, Please know all of your friends at Suncoast Sales have each of you in our thoughts and prayers. May god bless you all as you work through this difficult time.
Charles Starks left a message on June 29, 2009:
My condolences to the entire family for your tragic loss. Words are so inadaquate at this time, but know that my prayers are with you.
Penny Edelstein left a message on June 29, 2009:
He is irreplaceable. One of the most caring and generous people I'd ever met, even though he went to great lengths to hide it. He will now live on in those beautiful boys. My thoughts and prayers are with Jennifer, Mark, Jake and the entire Donovan family. He will be sorely missed
Dave and Beckie Tokarski left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jamie was an awesome guy. Dave had the pleasure of working with him at Palm Automall Used Cars. Jamie would go out on a limb and do anything that he possibly could for Dave. I had the pleasure of meeting him and his wife and was had the pleasure of attending one of their Christmas Parties. Jennifer, our heart and prayers goes out to you and your family at this time. He was a great man and will be greatly missed. Dave and Beckie Tokarski
Andy Lindstrom left a message on June 29, 2009:
Although I only knew Jamie for four short weeks, I totally enjoyed working for him. His size, manner and humor made you want to be around him and I wanted to learn from him. I will miss him. My condolences to his family.
BriGon left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jen,Mark,Jacob, With our deepest sympathy, we extend our condolences out to you and your entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Brian Gonsalves, Joshua Gonsalves
Matt and Donna Chimato left a message on June 29, 2009:
Our prayers are with your entire family during this time.
Jerry L. Wilson left a message on June 29, 2009:
We send our sympathy and prayers for the family of Jamie. He had such a big heart and will be remember for that and the love of his family. God Bless Jerry and Susan Wilson
Leslie, Mike, Lauren, Bryan & Karson left a message on June 29, 2009:
My prayers and thoughts are with your family during this difficult time. I pray God will comfort your heart and make His presence known to you. Let us know if there is anything we can do for you or the boys.
Karen Brown left a message on June 29, 2009:
Dear Jennifer, Please accept our heartfelt sympathy for all that you are going through and hope and pray you will find comfort and peace in the fact so many people care about you and your family.
Don Tull left a message on June 29, 2009:
My Heart Goes Out To The Family.
Kelly Pavone left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer and children, My heart goes out to you during this difficult time. I wish you peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Tracey VanAlstine left a message on June 29, 2009:
Our sons Mark and Tyler go to school together and are good friends! your family took him 4 wheeling one day and he had the best time and could not say enough good things about your family! Please know that you and the boys are in our thoughts and prayers! Please let me know if there is anything we can do. God Bless you all and help you threw this difficult time! Tracey, Aaron, Tyler, and Chloe
Mrs. Vollmar, PRES left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jacob, Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time sweetie, I am so sorry for your loss. Love, Mrs. Vollmar
DAVID & LORI LARGE left a message on June 29, 2009:
OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. THE AUTOMOBILE WORLD JUST LOST ANOTHER GREAT CAR GUY GOD BLESS
Larry & Charlotte McCurry left a message on June 29, 2009:
Our deepest sympathies Jennifer to you and the family. We were shocked to learn of Jamie's passing. God Bless you and comfort you. Larry & Charlotte
Marcy Peterson & Jeff Herron left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer & boys: We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. God Bless.
Tonya Blair left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jamie has been a generous caring friend to myself and my family. His humor was constant and his kindness to someone in need was huge. Although his size was that of a big man he was as sensitive to others hurting as that of a child. Though some may choose to judge, in the coming days; one things for certain to me,his boys where the reason he got up in the morning. His long days in his career was driven by his constant wish to bring everything within his power to his two boys. Not a day went by in the many years I've known him that he wasn't searching for something that would bring a smile to his son's faces. He had an obsession to be the best father possible and others would tell him how lucky his boys were to have him. It never seemed to be enough. He would work harder and harder to show he wanted to be a good father. Bass pro shop's had to have him on the Platinum list ( if there is such a list). lol During the loss of my husband Jamie comforted myself and my family daily. He made certain my children had humor in their life. He used my son for menial labor around his house only to befriend him and later include him on fishing trips. He teased with my daughter and tried on many occasions to over ride my parenting and gave her his 4 wheeler over and over again to allow her to go places I never wanted her to go. I will remember Jamie's kindness, his crazy lack of seriousness. I will choose to keep in my heart the wonderful things he did because they far outweighed any others. I will miss him greatly and thank his family for sharing him with those of us fortunate enough to have had him in our lives. Tonya Blair
JASON SHINDEL left a message on June 29, 2009:
I am vary sorry for your loss.Jamie was a good man and I loved working for him and with him. I can't begin to understand the pain or confusion you and your family must feel.Just know that you are not alone, you are in our prayers and if you need anything ever all you have to do is call.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Gail Riola left a message on June 29, 2009:
I will forever keep you in my prayers. Jamie was a good man, and will shine through in his two wonderful sons. Gone too soon..But will never be forgotten. Jennifer, please call if you ever need anything..We're here for you.
Rheva left a message on June 29, 2009:
May god be your guidance and comfort. ill remember jamie at the truck center and chevy may god comfort and glide you. ill remember the good times at the truck center and chevy, balloons , jamie
Joelle Beverly left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer, My heart breaks for you. Jamie had proven to be a great friend to my family and we are all struggling with this sad news. Please call upon us if there is anything that you need. Our thoughts and prayers will remain with you and the boys throughout these difficult times.
Stephen & Debbie Hartley left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jennifer & Boys, Jamie was a caring man with a big heart. He will be sadley missed. May you find comfort, strength and guidence in God's love. Our condolences to the entire family. You are in our prayers. God bless you today and all the days to come.....
Rick Rzad left a message on June 29, 2009:
Jen, Please know that you and your children are in my prayers. God is a miracle worker and he heals all.
Missy & Jim left a message on June 29, 2009:
We are very saddened to hear of your loss. May your memories be your comfort.
Dan and Lila left a message on July 16, 2013:
We were shocked and deeply saddened to learn of Jamie's passing when we returned to Florida recently. He was a person one would not forget as his demeanor was outstanding. Too young, too soon, to have departed. May he rest in peace.
Roberson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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