Samuel  Donley


Samuel, 79, Meyersdale, died March 18, 2017, at home. Born June 19, 1937, in Cairnbrook, the son of Stephen J. and Anna M. (Bero) Donley. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, the former Twila Jean (Petenbrink) Donley; infant son, David John; infant grandchild, Angel Knox; sister, Mary Ann Klonicke; and brother-in-law, Keith Petenbrink. Survived by his children, Michael Donley, and wife, Debra; Beverly Knox, and husband, Todd; Dianne Knox, and husband, Stacy; and Paula Most, and husband, David; grandchildren, Mara Van Buren; Eric, Matthew and Steven Knox; Yeardley Burns; John, Joseph and Kathryn Most; and Sarah, Heather, Adam and Seth Knox; great-grandchildren, Samuel Garno, Anthony Van Buren III and Alexander Van Buren; brothers, Jerome Donley, and wife, Irene, and Donald Donley, and wife, Evelyn; sister-in-law, Linda Shumaker; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was a faithful member of SS. Philip & James Catholic Church, Meyersdale. Sam was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and neighbor. He will be missed by all who knew him.Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Price Funeral Service, Meyersdale. Funeral Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at SS. Philip & James Catholic Church, Meyersdale, with the Rev. Stephen Shin, OFM, Cap. Committal, SS. Philip & James Cemetery. Arrangements by Price Funeral Service Inc., Meyersdale. (
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