In memory of
Dr. Edward Thomas McDonough Jr.
Dr. Edward Thomas McDonough, Jr. AGE: 90 • Punta Gorda, FL Dr. Edward Thomas McDonough, Jr., 90, of Punta Gorda, FL died on September 16, 2016. Dr. McDonough was born on August 11, 1926 and lived in Red Bank, NJ until he joined the Navy in 1943 where he served as a pharmacist mate during WWII. A graduate of Fordham University in 1949, he then received his MD degree from New York Medical College in 1953. It was at NYMC that he met and married his beloved late wife Edith. They took their internships and residencies at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, NY where he practiced for 20 years and advanced to Department Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also was a clinical professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. In 1977 he moved to Cape Cod, MA where he continued to practice at Cape Cod Hospital until 1986. He then served as Locum Tenens throughout the northeast until moving permanently to Punta Gorda where he worked for both the Veterans Administration and Air Trek air ambulance as a staff/flight physician. As an avid sailor and golfer, he served as Commodore of Bass River Yacht Club in South Yarmouth, MA as well as on many committees at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, NY and Twin Isles Country Club in Punta Gorda, FL. Together with his wife Edith, they enjoyed golfing, boating, cruising and traveling the world. He is survived by his five children: Edward (Kathy) McDonough of Lewes, DE, Kevin (Sheri) McDonough of Anderson, SC, Kathy (Brendan) Layton of Chadds Ford, PA, Jamie (Patty) McDonough of Penfield, NY and Mary (Mike) May of Columbia, MD as well as 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. A memorial mass with military honors will be held on October 22, 2016 at 11:00am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 211 W. Charlotte Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL, where he was a long standing member. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society. Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery are overseeing funeral arrangements. Please go to www.charlotte memorial.com to pay your respects.
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