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Donna Hartle

October 7, 1944 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Donna Hartle Obituary

Donna Hartle, 79, of Hilliards passed away peacefully, February 23, 2024 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones.

Donna was born October 7, 1944 in Portsmouth Virginia.  She was the daughter of the late Loyal and Bertha Kriley Dunkle. 

Donna graduated from Slippery Rock High School.  Donna was married to William Hartle on June 5, 1965 and together the couple had 4 children.  Bill survives. 

Donna was devoted housewife and mother.  Her home was filled with not only her children but she watched numerous neighborhood kids throughout the years.  She loved to have her whole family together.  Her and Bill loved to go camping especially at Jersey Shore, PA, where they had a permanent camp site for a number of years.  While camping and relaxing she enjoyed reading all types of novels, Sylvia Brown being her favorite. 

Loved ones to cherish Donna’s memory is her husband Bill of Hilliards, her children Michael Hartle of Hilliards, Russell Hartle of Slippery Rock, Tina Best and her husband Daniel of Parker and Mindy Rhoads (Bill Hildebrand) of Emlenton.  Her siblings Gloria Jean Grey of the Jersey Shore PA, Cindy Fischer of Butler, Louise Lynn (Richard) of Grove City and Wally Dunkle (Tina) of Butler.  Her 5 grandchildren Nichelle Claypoole, Kayla Shay, Melanie Blauser, Darren Best and Deanna Best, and 4 great grandchildren Colton, Percival, Rosie and Peyton.  Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Donna was welcomed into heaven by her parents, her two brothers Loyal E. and Carl Dunkle, a sister Glenda Blauser, son in law Tracy Rhoads and brother in laws David Fischer and Gale Grey.

Family will welcome friends at the Larry E. McKinley Funeral Home, 109 Emlenton Street, Clintonville Pa on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.  Funeral services will take place at 4:00 p.m. with the Pastor’s Dave and Diana Hutch officiating from the Six Points Church officiating. 

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March 2, 2024

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Larry E. McKinley Funeral Home
109 Emlenton St
Clintonville, PA 16372

Funeral Service
March 2, 2024

4:00 PM
Larry E. McKinley Funeral Home
109 Emlenton St
Clintonville, PA 16372


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