Cynthia Donovan, 68 of Taylorville passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:15 a.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur. She was born on July 12, 1948 in Chicago the daughter of Arthur and Helen (Bowen) Karpen. She married Kevin Donovan on September 1, 1985 in Seven Valleys, Pa.
Surviving are her husband: Kevin Donovan of Taylorville, Ill.; sons: Rusty Ward, Danny Ward and Ryan Donovan; daughters: Tammy Ward, Leda Ward and Jessica Donovan; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister: Leda Karpen; brother: George Karpen and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, son: Bobby Donovan, sister: Dianne Franklin and grandson: Brandon Krouse.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Grover officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.