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Donald E. Shelkey

Dec. 13, 1921 - May 8, 2013

Donald E. Shelkey, formerly of Arlington, Va., and Durbin, died May 8, 2013 at Elkins.

He was born Dec. 31, 1921, at Perryopolis, Pa.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Greathouse Rose Shelkey.

He is survived by two stepdaughters, Joanne Nicely of Alexandria, Va., and Jane Groat of LaPlata, Md.; and two sisters, Esther Shelkey and Marianna Tidd, of Perryopolis, Pa.

Visitation will be conducted at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel in Arbovale from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, May 13, with funeral services at 2 p.m. Internment will be in Arbovale Cemetery with military honors by the Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps.

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  • Jane Groat
    May. 16, 2013

    We, the family, sincerely appreciate all the caring and support given to Donald Shelkey.  Thank you.

  • Miranda
    May. 10, 2013

    So sorry for your loss. I worked with Donald at colonial place and he was one of my favorite residents that I have ever taken care of. He had a great sense of humor and could always make you laugh. He was a very outgoing gentleman and I will definitely miss our chats at work

  • Barry & Iris Lepley
    May. 9, 2013

    We offer our deepest & heartfelt sympathy to Joanne & Jane, and Marianna & Esther upon the death of their step-father and brother. We went up to Elkins this past weekend to visit Donnie, and found him to be very, very sick. He was a great cousin and a wonderful & devoted friend, and we will miss him very much.

  • Mike & JoAnn Gilardi
    May. 9, 2013

    We are so sorry for the passing of Mr. Shelkey. He was a treasure to know.  His intelligence surpassed the normal man.

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