I just want people to know that Joe knows more about Chicago probably now than I have ever known — and I grew up here — because he has made a point to go out every single weekend and visit every single neighborhood, go to all different restaurants, and he is a Chicagoan now.”. “Uncle Joe” to many, he brightened every room with quick words of wit and his infectious smile. Interment at Wildwood Cemetery Winchester.
H. Joseph “Joe” Donlon – (72) – of 6282 Gypsy Hill Road, Hornell, died Thursday afternoon (August 16, 2018) at his home, surrounded by his family and friends, following a long illness. He enjoyed reminiscing and pointing out landmarks of historical events. Beloved husband of the late Joanne M. (Simeone) Donlon. Joseph Donlon DONLON, Joseph M. Sr. Of Winchester, passed away on February 1, 2020. As a former Marine he admired and respected the men and women of the armed forces. That’s no easy feat considering Chicagoans are not known to embrace change — especially when it comes to their local news. Some of Joe’s favorite neighbors were the dogs who looked forward to a special treat every day. After stints in Corpus Christi, Tex., and Tucson, Ariz., Donlon joined KGW-TV in Portland. Never give up! The couple are living a happy marriage life together. These photos give just a glimpse into the fun we had and the news we covered with Joe at the desk and in the field. He worked there for two decades. DONLON, Joseph M. Sr. Of Winchester, passed away on February 1, 2020. He said Materre, his co-anchor, helped acclimate him to the city. It’s been a year since WGN hired Donlon, 56, away from the NBC affiliate in Portland, Ore., to succeed Mark Suppelsa upon his retirement. He especially admired athletic fields where he could watch his children, and grandchildren and converse with friends. He never failed to say, “this is the best town”, the people here are really special and the fields are BEAUTIFUL! And it has exceeded my expectations,” Materre said. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 3-7pm. And I think that that’s what’s happened with Joe and with me. Joe was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 1964). Before KGW, Donlon spend nine years as an anchor and reporter at KVOA-TV in Tucson and started his career at Corpus Christi, Texas. 9 anchor desk and before he showed off his breakdancing moves on the morning news, Joe Donlon was a familiar face in Chicago. Joe was a charter member the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Sons of Ireland, Steuben County Division 1. Mike Donilon is an American attorney and campaign consultant working as a partner at AKPD Message and Media. He was also disciplined and took pride in working out whether it was the gym or in the basement with sons and grandsons. WGN’s 10 p.m. newscast finished in fourth place last month in household ratings, behind WLS-Ch. My daughter and I went to a Cubs game, and we couldn’t believe it. In 2013 he was awarded Hibernian of the year for his service to his church and community. Followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary's Church at 10am. Who can forget the day that Christine and Joe got married and it looked like about 6 feet of snow came down. “People in Portland weren’t as engaged I guess or didn’t really care. Loving father of Mary Graffeo and her husband Michael of Humarock, Anthony and his wife Louise of Winchester, Joseph, Jr. and his wife Susan of Winchester, Kimberly Donlon of San Diego, CA & Sean Donlon and his wife Shauneen of Winchester. tells prosecutors, RELATED: WGN's Joe Donlon on learning Chicago pronunciations and rooting for the Cubs — and Sox », [Most read] Pritzker warns ‘there will be cuts, and they will be painful’ after graduated-rate income tax proposal fails at the ballot box, 12 things you probably don't know about Channel 7's Cheryl Burton », Channel 7's Hosea Sanders hopes to return to the airwaves Thursday after illness », Former Channel 2 reporter Mike Parker dies at 75 ».
Cherished grandfather "Big Joe" of 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Joe and Kathy have been blessed with three children. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Joe Donlon is photographed at WGN-Ch.9 on Feb. 6. fourth place last month in household ratings, [Most read] Armed agents are allowed in ballot-counting locations around the country, Justice Dept.
Joe Donlon WGN Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, and Networth March 21, 2020 October 20, 2020 Ana Belaval WGN-TV Bio, Age, Husband, Salary and Net Worth Why is ‘Saturday Night Live’ suddenly booking so many older rock bands? Brother-in-law of Rosemary Maida and her husband Larry of Winchester. May he Rest In Peace. Send your deepest condolences with fresh flowers. I hadn’t even started and people said, ‘Hey, you’re the new guy on Channel 9.’ I’m like, this is crazy,” Donlon recalled in a recent interview in his office at the WGN studios on the North Side. Beloved husband of the late Joanne M. (Simeone) Donlon. 38), WINCHESTER on Thursday, February 6th at 9am. Korean conflict. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 AM at St. Ann’s Church with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery. They were interesting and important lessons learned from childhood, both on and off the football field, always ending with the value of loyalty, friendship and family. In his younger years, Joe & his wife owned & operated a family dairy farm in Hornell. He grew up outside of St. Louis, in Ferguson, and played hockey for Marquette University. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 3-7pm. Joe Donlon is an actor, known for Leverage (2008) and WGN Morning News (1994). Published in Boston Globe from Feb. 1 to Feb. 3, 2020. Donlon and his wife, Kathy, ended up moving to the Streeterville neighborhood. Rest In Peace my Brother. Dan Gately, Rest in peace Mr Donlon.you were a good friend of my dads .To the family...sorry for your loss. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Bonnie Cheresnowsky. He would also comment many times on the days when he showed Jim and Jenny how to milk the cows and they didn’t want to leave the barn and how much fun he had with them. We lost a great and gentle man. Send flowers, Gift of Grace Bouquet was purchased for the family of Joseph Donlon. To find your local channel, visit wgnamerica.com. Loving father of Mary Graffeo and her husband Michael of Humarock, Anthony and his wife Louise of Winchester, Joseph, Jr. and his wife Susan of Winchester, Kimberly Donlon of San Diego, CA & Sean Donlon and his wife Shauneen of Winchester. Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home. He said they explore various neighborhoods and suburbs on weekends because learning Chicagoland geography has … They enjoyed raising their family and traveling with friends throughout their marriage of 59 years. Surviving are 3 sons, Joe (Julie) Donlon of Hornell, Jeremy (Sara) Donlon of Scio and Stephen (Kelly) Donlon of Alfred; 4 sisters, Jacqueline (Jack) McGraw of Mattapoisett, MA, Beverly Donlon of Horseheads, Elaine (Barry) Ceci of Rochester and Elizabeth Donlon of Rochester; 1 brother, Mike Donlon of Hornell; grandchildren, Breccan, Ryann, McKenna, Brogan & Katen; many close nieces & nephews, brothers and sisters-in laws and close companion Frances Shute.