James P. Doonan

James P. Doonan passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY. He was 59 years old. Son of the late James and Joan Simmons McCullough, he was born June 9, 1958 in Mount Vernon, NY.


James was a Technician with Farmer Brothers Coffee in Teterboro, NJ. He coached Highland Falls Little League and was the coach for Town of Highlands Youth Football and Basketball.


Survivors include his loving wife, Susan G. McDonald Doonan, at home; his sons, James and John of Highland Falls, NY; his brothers John of Walden, Joseph of Spring Valley, and Jerome of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; his sisters Janice Merli of Myrtle Beach, SC, Julie Angueira of Sudbury, MA, Jeanne Furchak of Chester, NY, Jacquelyn Betz of Cornwall, NY; and several nieces and nephews. James was predeceased by his sister Joanie Schmidt.


Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, September 25th at William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY. A Graveside Service will be held at 12 noon on Friday, September 29th in Eagle Valley Cemetery, Town of Highlands, NY.