Eileen Doane

Obituary of Eileen Doane

Eileen M. Doane passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017.  She shared 83 years of love and generosity with her family and friends.  Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 27th from 12- 2 pm at the Norman Dean Home For Services, 16 Righter Ave., Denville.  A Service will begin at 1:30 pm. Donations in her memory may be made to the good work of Camp Merry Heart by way of www.inmemoryof-memorial.org. 

Eileen was born in Welcome, Maryland to the late John Maloney and Lillian Posey.  After high school, she attended George Washington University graduating with with a degree in speech therapy. It was there that she met Allan Doane.  In 1954 the couple married and settled in Denville where they raised their daughters.  Eileen worked as a special education teacher for many years, later opening her own business, the Denville Randolph Learning Center. An advocate for children with special needs, Eileen worked tirelessly with her students to help them in their studies. She was active in Rotary for many years along with her husband.

Above all, Eileen was a loving and devoted Mother and Grandmother.  She was fortunate to provide opportunities for her family through arts, education and travel to help shape them into the people they are today.  She was generous with her time and knowledge and shared her love of travel and independence with her girls. 

Predeceased by her husband Allan and her brother John Maloney; she leaves happy memories to her children Dr. Kathleen J. Doane, Sharon E. Doane (Juan Morquecho) and Elizabeth “Betsy” Gallopo (Anthony), her granddaughters Ashley, Sarah and Alexandra Gallopo, brother Carlton Maloney (Jean) and many more dear friends and relatives.