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Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan

Owner/Director

Jim has worked in the funeral business since he was in high school. In the years following, he has come to help thousands of families at their time of loss. Since starting Donovan Funeral Home in 2003, he has made it his mission to help the residents of Tallmadge and the surrounding areas to have the most dignified celebration of life for the families he serves.

Jim and his wife Julie have lived in Tallmadge most all their lives and together have raised three children in the community. Their children, James, Courtney, and Kendall, have all been active in the Tallmadge theater and choral programs and remain active in the community today.


James Donovan

James Donovan

Apprentice Funeral Director

James is a third generation funeral director in training. He has grown up in the family business all his life and has been working at the funeral home since he was in high school. With a dedication to serve people like his grandfather and father before him, James is proud to work in this business his family has built.


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