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Phillip D. “Punk” O’Donoghue

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[May 07, 2014]  LINCOLN - Phillip D. “Punk” O’Donoghue, 54, of Lincoln died at 8:43 p.m. May 5, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

Rosary Service: 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home

Visitation: 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday

Service:  2:00 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Church of Lincoln

Funeral home: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Lincoln


Phillip D. “Punk” O’Donoghue, 54, of Lincoln died at 8:43 p.m. May 5, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

Punk was born September 6, 1959 in Lincoln, the son of Thomas Joseph and Agnes Alexander “Ma” O’Donoghue.  He was united in marriage to Lynn Logan August 29, 1996 in Lincoln. She survives in Lincoln.

Punk is also survived by his children: Alex O’Donoghue; Brianna (Corey McFall) Dennis of Elkhart; Candice (Tim) Turner of Cornland;  Grandchildren: Clarissa, Xzandria, Chase, Gaige, Raelynn and Race.

Siblings: Tom (Cyndie) O’Donoghue of Tinley Park; Mike (Mary) O’Donoghue; Denny (Marsha) O’Donoghue; John “Q-Ball” (Gail) O’Donoghue; Ruth (Mike)Young; Cathy “Jinx” (Joe) Gleason; Pat (Judy) O’Donoghue; Dan “Boone” (Marsha) O’Donoghue; Dick (Myretta) O’Donoghue; Tim (Shirley) O’Donoghue, all of Lincoln and nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew: Wes O’Donoghue.

Punk worked at Eaton Corp. for 36 years and O’Donoghue Radiator for 30 years.  He was a member of Holy Family Church of Lincoln.  Punk loved driving his race car “84”, the Chicago Bears, Lincoln Demo Derby, NASCAR and working in his garage. He loved his hometown friends of Burtonview.

Services for Punk will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014 at Holy Family Church of Lincoln with Rev. Jeffrey Laible officiating.  There will be a Rosary at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 prior to the visitation from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery following the mass on Friday. Memorials may be given in his memory to ALS Worldwide or St. Jude’s Children’s Research.

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