Donna Marie (Straight) Ware, 68, of Benton’s Ferry, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 6, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born in Fairmont on July 14, 1946, a daughter of the late Donald J. and Mary Francis (Hardway) Straight. Donna was a loving homemaker, mother and grandmother. In her earlier years, she worked at Westinghouse Lamp Plant for 17 years. She was Catholic by faith and an active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Monongah. She is survived by her son, Rob Ware of Fairmont; her daughter, Crystal Rager and her husband Kenneth of Carolina; and two grandchildren, Levi Ware and Baylie Rager-Ware, both of Carolina. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sister, Nancy Straight. In keeping with the wishes of the deceased, her body will be cremated, and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com.
Source: Times West Virginian (Fairmont, WV) – Friday, August 8, 2014