Carl A. Donell, 78, of Weirton, died Monday, March 3, 2003, at the Weirton Medical Center. He was born on February 17, 1925, in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late A.C. and Carmina (Sessi) Donell. He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Ed and Robert Donell, and his sister, Marie Steinkirchner. Carl was a carpenter by trade and worked with his father, A.C., and Brother Ed, under the business name of A.C. Donell and Sons, and later for Starvaggi Industries. Carl’s life was his church, his family, and the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus3734, the Fourth Degree Assembly of the Knights of Columbus. Carl is survived by his sister, Virginia Gelini, and her husband Howard and his brother, Donald Donell, and his wife Joan with whom he resided; several nieces and nephews. Visitations will be 2-4 & 7-9 PM Wednesday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV A prayer service and a Knights of Columbus Rosary will be held at 7 PM in the funeral home Fourth Degree Assembly will stand honor guard in the funeral home from 7-9 PM. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Thursday at Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton, WV Interment will follow at Saint Paul Cemetery, Weirton, WV. Share tributes with his family at www.grecohertnick.com Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Don and Virginia, We are sorry to hear of your loss. What i remember about him was he was a big booster of our Dads teams and Weir High. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely,Carl and Jerry Hamill

  2. Mr and Mrs Donell, My father let me know of your loss and I was really sorry to hear the news. Please know your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Janna Sorrenti Tolleson

  3. Carl was always one of my favorites, he always made me laugh. He will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers, Antoinette Sorrenti Davies

  4. Dear Don & Joan & Family: Please accept our sincere sympathy on Carl’s death. I know he will be missed by all who loved him. will miss him sitting in the back pew of St. Joe’s and smiling the way he always did. He was always so warm and kind to me. May our Dear Lord bless each of you with His comfort and peace. Love, Josie & Sam

  5. Dear Don & Joan & Family: Please accept our sincere sympathy on Carl’s death. I know he will be missed by all who loved him. will miss him sitting in the back pew of St. Joe’s and smiling the way he always did. He was always so warm and kind to me. May our Dear Lord bless each of you with His comfort and peace. Love, Josie & Sam

  6. Dear Joan and Donnie, So sorry to learn of your brother’s passing. Don’t know if you remember me, but Donnie and I were childhood friends. I married Bill Joslin and moved to Texas. Bill died in 1985 and I recently remarried. You probably remember that Bill’s sister was married to Howard’s brother, Walt Gelini. My best to you and your family. Neddy nee Groves.

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