Dawn Donofe

January 5, 1968 - April 24, 2021

01/05/1968 - 04/24/2021

Past Services

Saturday May 01, 2021
11:00 am
St. James Catholic Church
326 Logan Street
McMechen, WV 26040

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.

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2 years ago

So blessed with such wonderful childhood memories!! Prayers to her family ❤️

Cindy Brautigan
2 years ago

Dawn always made me feel like a million bucks. One sweet words after another. I hope she knows how she blessed me.

Kelly Mayberry
2 years ago

Paige…I am so sorry! Words cannot express how much my heart hurts for you. No one should have to lose a parent at such a young age. Sending lots of love and prayers your way.

Kim Hill
2 years ago

I always remember are days at McMechen pool the kids loved to swim and all of us Women would suck up the sun and Bullshit about everything good memories RIP Dawn you will be missed by so many❤️…..Love ya Girlfriend

2 years ago

Patty. I am so very sorry for the loss of your daughter. I know she was the light of your life. Levi and Page. Your mother loved you with all her heart and soul. She is your forever Angel. Please let me know if you need anything. Dawn rest in peace my friend. Until we meet again. Fly ️ high.

Mary Lufft (Binky Comer)
2 years ago

Patti and Family, I am so sorry in the loss of Dawn. Sending prayers of comfort to all of you as you mourn her loss. She will be missed for sure.

Melissa and Tim Evick
2 years ago

So very sorry for your family’s loss.

Lisa (Suter) Hayward
2 years ago

So sorry. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Martha Gongola
2 years ago

With sympathy and prayers

susan michael
2 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.