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Dawn Renee Donofe

January 5, 1968 - April 24, 2021

Dawn Renee (Warble) Donofe, 53, of Wheeling, WV, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 24, 2021, at Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South.

Dawn was born January 5, 1968, the daughter of Patti (Hodulik) Warble and the late Ron Warble, Sr.. She was a member of John Marshall Class of 1986. She enjoyed being around friends and family and taking trips to Fish Creek and attending Jamboree in the Hills with them, and listening to her favorite song, “Freebird”. A favorite pastime of hers was watching the Pittsburgh Penguins and cheering on the Cleveland Browns.

She is survived by her mother, Patti, and her companion, Joe B. Patrello of Cameron, WV; son, Levi and daughter, Paige, both of Wheeling, and their father, Chris Donofe of Weirton, WV. Also surviving are brother, Ron (Amy) Warble, II of Benwood; nieces, Ally (Richie) Warble, Amber (Zane) Warble; mother-in-law, Gerry “Maw Maw” Donofe and sister-in-law, Melanie “Aunt Mel” Donofe, both of Weirton; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends; and pets, cat, Mia, and dogs, Roxy, Rico, Hendrix and Poppy.

In accordance with Dawn’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 am, Saturday, May 1, 2021, at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen. Please note that social distancing will be in place during the funeral Mass. All attendees will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

Memorial contributions may be made to a local animal shelter of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Wheeling.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021

Time: 11:00 am


St. James Catholic Church

326 Logan Street
McMechen, WV 26040

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