Peter Michael Donnellan, a resident of Ormond Street, Kensington and esteemed long term lawyer in Flemington has died after a long illness.  He is survived by his wife Kien and daughter Susan.
Peter was a member of the Rotary Club of Flemington Kensington from 2008 until his retirement in 2021. During those years he held the positions of Secretary for 3 years and of Treasurer for 3 years.  He also provided significant financial, legal and administrative advice to the club and was valued for his strong sense of social justice.

At Rotary, he could always be found at a BBQ or in the Op Shop, was a regular careers adviser at the MAC Careers Days and much enjoyed the social side of life including the dinners, Art Shows and gardening events.   Peter was recognised for his efforts with the Jim Hosie Trophy in 2014 and with a Paul Harris Fellow in 2019.
Peter and Kien also put their hands up to host Riley Jackson, a Rotary International Exchange student from Texas in 2013.
An esteemed and well known lawyer, with a practice ion Racecourse Road, Peter also volunteered with a number of organisations providing legal and financial advice, mentoring young people and supporting less advantaged members of our community.
For many years he was a dedicated volunteer with Flem-Ken News providing sound advice to Mary and the team.  He also volunteered at Kensington Community High School mentoring senior students.
Peter was also a member of the Celtic Club and acted as their Secretary for a number of years.
A true gentleman and much respected community member, Peter will be very much missed.