Kenneth R. Doane

December 01, 1948 ‒ November 12, 2017

Delaware, Ohio

Kenneth Robert Doane, 68, of Delaware, Ohio passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

He was born December 1, 1948 in Newton, Massachusetts, the son of the late Robert & Florence (Coombs) Doane.

Kenneth graduated from Antioch College with an M.Ed in Counseling. He attended the First Presbyterian Church in Delaware.

Left to cherish his memory are his significant other of 7 years, Ellen Watson; son Justin (Jennifer McDonald) Clarke-Doane; daughter Marie (Joe Policastro) Clarke-Doane; grandchildren Ava Marie and Anthony Joseph Policastro; brother Allen (Jeff Rothstein) Doane.

In his spare time, Kenneth enjoyed traveling, most recently taking trips to the West Coast of the US and to Alaska. He was an after-school tutor for Delaware schools and avid follower of news and politics. His family will remember him as a loving and dedicated family man.

A memorial service celebrating his life will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 16, at the First Presbyterian Church 73 West Winter St., Delaware, Ohio 43015 with Pastor Deb Patterson officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Ken Doane may be sent to Delaware City Schools at 74 West William Street, Delaware, OH 43015.

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  • Dear Marie,

    We are deeply saddened by the untimely death of your father and would like to extend our condolences to you and your family.

    Lucia, Esteban and Sebastian

    • My deepest sympathies to the family, and a special note to Ellen. Ken was such a wonderful person. He related to students so well at WS2 and gave so much of his time to help others. He will be greatly missed.