Janie (McKinnon) Donovan

March 14, 1940 ~ September 25, 2021 (age 81)


Jane Elizabeth (Janie) Donovan

North Sydney


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jane Donovan, 81, on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Northside General Hospital.

Born in Sydney Mines on March 14, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Ella (MacLean) McKinnon.

Jane loved to be around friends and family, and enjoyed being out dancing and enjoying music and drinks.

She is survived by her children; Crystal, Lorraine, Pam and Guy, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her son Bernie Donovan and grandson Steven.

The family would like to thank the staff of 2 West, Northside General, for all their care and help.

There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 7 pm in J. M. Jobes Funeral Home, Sydney Mines, with Deacon Dave Lewis officiating. Covid 19 restrictions will apply. Words of comfort may be forwarded to her family at


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Celebration of Life
September 30, 2021

7:00 PM
J. M. Jobes Funeral Home
635 Main St.
Sydney Mines, NS B1V 2Y4

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