MAYLE, Dorothy Virginia “Dot”

MAYLE, Dorothy Virginia “Dot,” 71, of Mingo Junction (New Alexandria), Ohio, was called home to be with the Lord on May 11, 2013 at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio, surrounded by loved ones.

She was born July 20, 1941, in Wheeling WV, a daughter of the late Norma and Charles Helfer. She was raised in Mooseheart Children’s Home in Chicago, Ill. for 13 years.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert “Fuzzy” F. Mayle Sr. She was a homemaker, loving mother, devoted grandmother, aunt and friend. She was a faithful Christian and attended the Rush Run Community Chapel. She was a member of a New Alexandria card club and her favorite hobby was reading.

In addition to her husband other surviving loved ones are her daughter, Renee Mayle; son, Robert “Bub” (Mary K. Faldowski) Mayle Jr.; grandson, Robert “Bo” Mayle III and his girlfriend, Presley Cupp; two sisters, Betty Brown of Brilliant Ohio, and Joann (Charles) Mayle of Hopewell, Va. She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Jessica Marie Mayle (Dot’s angel here on Earth); three brothers, Charles Helfer, Amil Helfer and John Helfer; and three sisters, Laura Bradley, Georgia Bradley, and Dolores “Sissy” Cammer.

Graveside service will be held on Tuesday May 14 at 3 p.m. at the New Alexandria Cemetery, with Pastor Jim Monogioudis officiating. Family and friends will be received at the home following the service.

In lieu of flowers Dot would have liked any memorial contributions to go to the Jessica M. Mayle Scholarship Fund. c/o Robert Mayle, 3766 State Highway 151, Mingo Junction, OH 43938.

A special thanks to her niece, Jodi Maple for all of the loving care she provided with Dot’s dialysis at home.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Homes, 712 Third St., Brilliant.

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