John McDonnell

John Allen "Oy" McDonnell

Wednesday, March 23rd, 1966 - Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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John “Oy” Allen McDonnell, 54, of Paden City, WV died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 he was surrounded by his family.

Oy was born March 23, 1966 in New Martinsville, WV; son of the late Leo and Marlene (Johnston) McDonnell.

He was technician working with Action Gaming, loved riding the ridges and member of the Paden City Eagles Club.

Survivors include his daughter, Brittany (Joe) Hagy and their children, Luciana, Elowyn and Sutton of Huntington, WV; stepdaughter, Amelia Murner and her children, Tristan and Brooks of St. Marys, WV; three brothers, Roy McDonnell of Paden City, WV, David McDonnell of Arlington, VA and George (Elizabeth) McDonnell of Paden City, WV; two sisters, Patty McDonnell of Pittsburgh, PA and Sue (Mark) Tennant of Paden City, WV; two half-brothers, Leo McDonnell and Gary (Linda) McDonnell and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

At Oy’s request there will be no services. A special thank you to Amedisys Hospice and his aide Charmion Howell

Memorial contributions may be made, in Oy’s name, to charity of donor’s choice.
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Posted at 08:39pm
Miss ya Oy! You were a great friend!
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Patty (Crookshanks) Wright

Posted at 08:14pm
Please accept my deepest sympathy to all of the family, especially my former high school classmate, Roy. May God comfort each of you💕

Clara Longwell Wedekamm

Posted at 11:37am
John, until we meet again ! Darlene , Clara , Dianna and Bill Longwell! What a childhood we shared! God speed my friend !
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Posted at 07:39am
Knew John many years, always treated me very well. He will be missed. Prayers for the family, for comfort and peace. Remember him coming to the girls house and picking them up, so many times. Love you all. Michael Hartman

Clara Longwell Wedekamm Posted at 11:22am

I grew up with John, he was also our neighbor, we did everything together thru childhood , including , red light green light , red rover, til after dark, basketball riding bikes, sleigh riding, there is so many memories of this great man who will alway be a very sweet dear friend in my heart . Will miss you! Until we see each other again. Rest now my friend.

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