MRS. DONATELLE AT POINT OF DEATH
The Daily Telegram., December 07, 1903
Word received here Monday morning by friends states that Mrs. Leo Donnatelle, nee Miss Ella Wolfe, formerly of West Milford, this county, is lying at the point of death at her home in Stamford, Connecticut. Her relatives are at her bedside and the worst is feared. She has typhoid fever.
DIES IN EAST
The Daily Telegram., December 09, 1903
The Clarksburg Telegram., December 11, 1903, page 12
FORMER HARRISON COUNTY LADY SUCCUMBS TO TYPHOID FEVER AFTER LONG ILLNESS.
DECEASED WAS THE SECOND DAUGHTER OF GEORGE WOLFE, OF WEST MILFORD, THIS COUNTY.
Remains Brought to Clarksburg for Burial and Accompanied by Husband and Brother, Latter Having Gone to Her Bedside.
Mrs. Ida Donatell, wife of Leo Donatell, died Tuesday night at her home in Stamford, Conn., after a lingering illness with typhoid fever. Besides her husband, her brother, Homer Wolfe, of West Milford, was at her bedside. He went to her about two weeks ago and remained with her constantly until death relieved her sufferings.
The news of her death came here by wire early Wednesday morning in the shape of a message from her brother, Homer, to Clarence P. Stout, with whom arrangements had been made to advise her people in this county, in the event death occurred. This was in anticipation of the fact that physicians had given up all hope for recovery, although relatives and friends hoped to the end that she might be spared.
The message stated that the remains would arrive here at 10:13 o’clock Thursday morning. Arrangements have been made for interment in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery in this city.
was a daughter of George W. Wolfe, of West Milford, and his first wife, and was born in this city. She was the second daughter. The elder, Ella, died several years ago. She was about 34 years of age.
Mr. Donatell was formerly a railroad contractor and assisted in the building of the Monongah division of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad. It was at that time that he met Miss Wolfe and married her. Later they moved to Connecticut, where they resided at the time of her death. Mr. Donatell is engaged in the employment of foreign laborers for various industries in this country.
The father, brother and husband survive. She left no children. The grief stricken husband and other relatives have the deep sympathy of the many friends of the deceased, who are all pained to learn of her death.
REMAINS OF MRS. DONTANELL ARRIVE HERE
The Daily Telegram., December 10, 1903
And Are Taken to Her Father’s Home at West Milford.– Interment in City Friday Noon.
The remains of Mrs. Ida Donatell, wife of Leo Donatell and daughter of George W. Wolfe, of West Milford, arrived here on the 10:13 o’clock train Thursday afternoon, accompanied by Mr. Donatell and Homer Wolfe, brother of the deceased. They were taken overland to the home of her father at West Milford. The funeral will be there Friday at 10 o’clock, and the body will be brought here for burial in the Odd Fellows cemetery about noon. Mrs. Donatell died of typhoid fever, after an illness of several weeks.
REMAINS OF MRS. DONATELL BURIED HERE
The Daily Telegram., December 11, 1903
The remains of Mrs. Ida Donatell wife of Leo Donatell, of Stamford, Conn. were buried in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery here Friday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Rev. S. K. Arbuthnot held a short religious service at the grave. The deceased was a daughter of George Wolfe, of West Milford, and her remains, upon their arrival here, were taken to his home, from which place they were brought to the cemetery for burial, the funeral party leaving the residence and coming over land at 10 o’clock.
The Daily Telegram., December 14, 1903
Leo Donatell left Monday for Stamford, Conn., his home, after having buried his wife here.