Dale O’Malley

O’MALLEY, Dale R., 56, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio.

He was born August 6, 1957, in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of the late Patrick J. “Pat” O’Malley and Catherine “Kitsy” (Howell) O’Malley of Mingo Junction, Ohio.

Dale graduated from Mingo High School in 1976. He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Mingo Junction and helped out at the church when they needed him; he was also a member of the former Annunciation Catholic Church in Mingo Junction.

Dale enjoyed talking and socializing with people. He enjoyed swimming and was an avid sports fan, especially the Mingo Indians and Notre Dame.

Dale treated his niece and nephews like his own children and enjoyed going to their extracurricular activities and spending time with them.

In addition to his mother Catherine “Kitsy” O’Malley, he is survived by two sisters, Cathy DeLallo and Colleen (Darren) Suter, both of Weirton, WV; a niece, Leah DeLallo; two nephews, Benjamin and Jacob Suter; and a great-nephew, Patrick Emerson Brandt.

Friends will be received on Monday from 2-6 p.m. at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 101 Longview Ave., Mingo Junction. Dale will Lay in State at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Mingo Junction on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of his Funeral Liturgy with Mass at 11 a.m., with Rev. Fr. James M. Dunfee, as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Steubenville.

Memorial contributions may be directed in Dale’s memory to St. Agnes Catholic Church, 204 St. Clair Ave., Mingo Junction, Ohio 43938 or the March of Dimes, 10806 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242 or www.marchofdimes.org.

There will be a vigil service on Monday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

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