Peter E. Donoghue, a patriot and community leader passed away this morning at home surrounded by his family, according to a close family friend.
A devout family man and church elder at Atlantic Highlands Presbyterian Church, Peter E. Donoghue served as Atlantic Highlands Mayor from 2004-2012, and for many years was the chairman of the municipal Democratic party.
Peter E. Donoghue, an army veteran, served also as Commander of the C. Eugene Allen Post #141 of the American Legion. He was often seen in the town’s parades riding in the back seat of a blue cadillac convertible.
There is no information about arrangements at this time. More information will follow as it becomes available.
UPDATE: There will be no funeral services at this time for Peter E. Donoghue. He is being cremated. There will be a memorial service later in the spring.