Police Officer Stella T. O`Neil-Donahue

Police Officer Stella T. O`Neil-Donahue

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, January 11, 1957

Stella T. O`Neil-Donahue

Officer Donahue and Officer Daniel Meehan were killed when Officer Donahue lost control of their patrol vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard near Cottman Avenue and struck a tree. The two had been investigating the behavior of teenagers in the Pennypack Circle section and were on their way to a restaurant when the accident happened.

Officer Donahue had been with the agency for four years.

Officer Donahue was survived by her husband and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year, 8 months
  • Badge 4234

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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May her soul rest peacefully in Heaven.

First Sergeant Tom Webb, Retired
New York State Police

December 14, 2017

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