jeanette dolata
Jeannette Adrienne (Spensky) Dolata of Weirton, WV, a loving and devoted mother passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at Brightwood Center, in Follansbee, WV. She was 95 years of age. Jeanette was born in Weirton on September 24, 1925, to Stephen and Sophie Mscisz Spensky. She graduated from Weir High School and Steubenville School of Cosmetology. On May 18, 1946, Jeanette married Army veteran and purple heart recipient of World War II, Walter Dolata. Walter worked in the Blooming Mill of Weirton Steel and Jeanette took care of the home. A licensed beautician, Jeannette also operated a beauty salon in the lower level of their home. In their thirty-five years of marriage, they were blessed with one daughter. Walter passed away on November 20, 1981, at the age of 61 from complications of Multiple Sclerosis. Jeanette was a fun-loving person. She always had a smile on her face and her door was always open to others. She loved cooking and sharing her polish dishes with her friends, family, and the clients of her beauty salon. Being a hairdresser, she was naturally a good listener. Jeanette nourished her faith at the Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Weirton. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, the Rosary Society, Christian Mothers, and Choir. In addition to her parents, Jeanette was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter J. Dolata, five brothers, and three sisters. Jeannette will be remembered with love by her daughter Cassandra; and many nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at Saint Paul’s Cemetery on Wednesday. Rev. Fr. Tony Thurston will preside. Arrangements are under the care of the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV Share tributes at 304 748 3219

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  1. My heartfelt condolences go out to Aunt Yunchie’s daughter, Cassie. She will be remembered with fondness and will be missed. Les Halapy, nephew and God son.

  2. Our deepest sympathy to my cousin Cassie, our hearts & prayers are with her during this sad time. Aunt Jeannette, who I affectionally called ( my mother’s first cousin) will be sorely missed. Her smile, her laugh, her great sense of humor, her kindness I will hold her memory close to my heart. Rest in Peace Aunt Jeannette. Our love, Marlene & Michael Runkel

  3. Jeannette, a very special and savy lady that I will solely miss. I will always remember our long talks, laughs and all the things we accomplished together. Fond memries will be with me forever. Peace, Love and Prayers, Francine Brosky Menendez and Family

  4. Cassy and family, We are so sorry about the loss of your mother. We have been neighbors for years and were like family. We will miss her terribly. She was a wonderful person inside and out. God Bless You All. Harold and Teresa McCombs

  5. Cassie, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing! I remember the many times my mom had her hair done at your house. I was always happy watching tv upstairs with your dad. And your mom would let me spun around on the other hair in the salon. I loved her notes at Christmas.

  6. Cassie I’m so sorry to hear of Aunt Yunchie’s passing. I love remembering the visits we would make to her house during the holidays when we came to Weirton. Praying for you and the family.

  7. Cousin Cassie, I was so very sorry to find out about Aunt Yunchie passing away. The memories I have of spending time with your mom, Aunt Geggi, and our Grammy will always be some of my favorites. Aunt Yunchie was truly a wonderful person and she will be greatly missed. Sending you prayers of love and strength.

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