Thomas Donnelly was the son of Chief of Detectives Michael E. Donnelly  and was married to Policewoman Marilyn "Lynn" Donnelly.

Monday, September 24, 1984. A service will be conducted at Greenwood Mortuary for Thomas Donnelly, 63, an Allied Gardens resident who died at home on Saturday. Private burial will follow in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

Mr. Donnelly was born in Colorado, lived in the county 63 years and was a San Diego police officer for 23 years. After retiring from the police department, he worked in real estate for 10 years.

He served in the army during WWII.

He was a member of the Retired Police Officers Association, the Police Officers Association and the Miramar gun club.

He was a 1938 graduate of Point Loma High School.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn, a daughter, Barbara Handy, and his mother Erma Dupre, both of San Diego and two grandchildren.

The family suggests donations to San Diego Hospice.
OFFICER THOMAS DONNELLY
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SDPD 12/14/1941 - 1967
1921 - 1984
THE THIN BLUE LINE