Donald Starliper

STARLIPER, Donald D., age 78, of Steubenville, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Valley Hospice North.

He was born in Steubenville on February 12, 1935 a son of the late Elmer L. and Dorothy Kentosky Starliper.

Preceded also in death by his wife, June Yoder Starliper; infant daughter, Dawn Starliper; two brothers, Robert “Bob” and George Starliper and sister-in-law, Charlette Starliper.

Donald was a retired Steubenville City Police Officer with over 25 years of devoted service. He was a member of First Westminster Presbyterian Church, the Scottish Clan and worked as Don “Dee” Clown at the Steubenville Circuses. He served in the National Guard and was a graduate of Steubenville High School, where he remained a loyal volunteer at Steubenville City Schools and enjoyed woodworking.

Survivors include his son, David (Martha) Starliper of Richmond, OH; daughter, Pam Starliper of Steubenville; brother, Neil Drayer; four sisters, Cora Dorner, Martha Campbell, Charlotte Schroeder and Karen McClure; two granddaughters, Maranda, Mariah; and best friend and pride of Don’s life, grandson, Christopher; two sisters-in-law, Yvonne Habowski and Jobita Starliper; and will be sadly missed by special nieces, Debbie, Diane, Tina, Suzette and many other nieces and nephews and companion Linda Wells.

Friends may call at the Shorac Funeral Home (Formerly McClave’s), 611 N. 4th Street, Steubenville on Monday from 2-4 and 6 p.m. until the time of funeral services at 7:30 p.m., with Rev. Jason Elliott officiating.

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