Donna Boston

August 1, 1937 - October 28, 2016

08/01/1937 - 10/28/2016

Past Services

Wednesday November 02, 2016
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Thursday November 03, 2016
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Thursday November 03, 2016
2:00 pm
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942

Donna Boston 79 of Shadyside Ohio died Friday October 28, 2016 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling WV.

She was born August 1, 1937 a daughter of the late Harry and Elsie (Groves) McMahon in Bellaire, Ohio.

Donna worked as a secretary for Doves LLC and Anchor Construction and Trucking Co.

She loved Ohio State, collecting boyds bears and country music especially Wynonna Judd.

Most of all she loved her puppies Molly and Emily.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur Boston Jr. three brothers Harry, Alberta and Chester McMahon,  and a sister Ella Mae Hakr.

She is survived by her son Doug “Beef” Boston of Belmont, Ohio a daughter in law Mary Rankin of New Eagle, PA, her brothers, George (Eleanor) McMahon of Shadyside, Ohio and Paul (Diane) McMahon of Elkhart, IN. In addition she is survived by Chortney (Kayla) Harman who she looked upon as a son and his children who were very dear to her, Bayleigh, Coltyn and Wesley, a loving niece Cheryl Nash of Shadyside, Ohio,  as well as a Great great niece Amelia along with a host of extended family.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3600 Central Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947 from 2-8 pm on Wednesday November 2, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday November 3, 2016 with Lorna Knight officiating.

Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Shadyside OR& W or to Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV.

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Sarah and Pete Ruschak
6 years ago

Doug, Sorry for your loss.
Pete & Sarah Ruschak

Becky Horne
6 years ago


I will always remember her sweet smile and beautiful nature. May God keep you in His embrace at this difficult time.

My deepest sympathy to all who knew and loved her.

Regina Hill Mcvay
6 years ago

My condolences for the family. So sorry for your loss. My God wrap his arms around you during this time of sorrow.

donna hakr marthaler
6 years ago

It is hard to put into words how I feel about you .one of the most loving.and beautiful ladys in my life I am very proud to be named after you I love you aunt donna. Love Donna lee

6 years ago

It’s hard to put in words how I felt in my heart about this beautiful lady I was named after her and I will cherish her always .I love you aunt Donna. Rest in peace .love Donna lee

brenda hakr
6 years ago

Donna wil be missed she was a loving wife /mother sister and aunt i remember always talkng about my mother and hers they we such wonderful stories she was a very private woman but the people that knew her admired her our family will miss her greatly may God be with her and her son at this time love to all