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Aidan Donovan, beloved son of Jack Donovan and Veronica Collins, formerly of Concord, died unexpectedly on August 4 in Chicago.
Aidan was born December 25, 1993, in Boston, MA. He was raised in Concord and had a wonderful childhood; attending local schools, spending many lazy summer days at the Copoco pool, skiing at Pats Peak, and playing youth lacrosse and hockey. Aidan travelled extensively with his parents – going to Ireland every other summer to see family, completing the RAGBRAI cross-Iowa bike ride as a 6 year old on a trailer bike and cycling the Camino de Santiago while in high school.
Aidan graduated from Concord High School in 2012 and DePaul University in Chicago, Il in 2016. He fell in love with Chicago and stayed there after college. Aidan led a life full of friendship, music, and entrepreneurship. He started a business that specialized in the sale of vintage Ralph Lauren clothing, mixed music and managed a musical act. He will be greatly missed by the many friends he made throughout his life.
Aidan is survived by his parents of Chicago, uncles Keith Donovan and his wife Kathy Traynor of Pittsfield, NH, Randy Donovan (Marylee) of Chapel Hill, NC, Alan Donovan (Andrea) of Auburn, NH, and Kieran Collins (Celine) of Ballincollig, County Cork, Ireland, aunts Sinead Hurley (Michael) of Chicago, Catherine Murray (Nicholas) of Douglas, County Cork, Christine Mohally of Ballincollig, County Cork, and many treasured cousins.
Calling hours will be held from 3-6 pm on Sunday, August 11, at Cooney Funeral Home, 3918 W. Irving Park, Chicago. On Monday, August 12, the visitation will continue from 5-7 p.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Church, 1010 W. Webster Avenue, Chicago, there will be a funeral Mass at 7 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Vincent de Paul Parish are appreciated.
For information please call 773-588-5850 or visit www.cooneyfuneralhome.com
St. Vincent de Paul Parish
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