Welcome to the memorial page for

Julia M. (Donahue) Chamberlain

September 28, 1935 ~ August 5, 2017 (age 81)

Julia M. (Donahue) Chamberlain, 81, of Avon, passed away on August 5, 2017. Born in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Charlotte (Blood) Donahue, and a 1953 graduate of Brockton H.S. Julia had worked at Randy Shoe Co. in previous years, and in 1957 she moved to Holbrook where she was a Holbrook School bus driver for 40 years. She enjoyed newspaper reading, crossword puzzles, dining out, dancing, family times, the beach, pools and swimming. Julia was the wife of the late William R. Chamberlain; beloved mother of Judy Chamberlain Guilbault of Avon, Kathie Chamberlain Archibald (and her late husband Mark Archibald, formerly of Dracut), and Diane Chamberlain Green and her husband Joseph of Brockton; loving grandmother of Charlie (and his wife Jenn) and Michael (and his wife Laura) Guilbault, and David and Brendan Green; great-grandmother of Kaelyn, Lillian, Madelyn, Noah and Charlotte; sister of Robert Donahue of Carver, Patrick Donahue of FL, Joseph Donahue of Middleboro, Ann Hayes of Brockton and the late Charlotte “Sissy” Parenteau, Michael Donahue and Helen Donahue; and an aunt of many nieces and nephews. All are welcome to calling hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. and funeral service Friday at 11 a.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St. Brockton. Cremation and private burial. In lieu of flowers, Julia’s family prefers memorial gifts to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or American Heart Association.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
P.O. BOX 417005, Boston MA 02241

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

 Service Information

Calling Hours
August 10, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Service
August 11, 2017

11:00 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

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