Dorothy Louise "Dee" Salata

January 30, 1938 ~ September 8, 2022 (age 84)


Dorothy Louise “Dee” Madigan Salata, 84, of Wintersville, OH passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Valley Hospice.  She was born in Steubenville on January 30, 1938 a daughter of the late Arthur James and Mary Mildred Harper Madigan.  Dee was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church and she retired from the former St. John Medical Center after 25 plus years of service.  The friendships she made continued on until her passing.  She was the matriarch of the Radiology Department, as she was known lovingly as “Mamma Dee”. 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ronald T. Salata, he passed in 1974.  Dee is survived by son Brian (Patty) Salata and daughter Karen (Randy) Baksa; sister Patricia Shutt; grandchildren the loves of her life Ben (Kristen) Salata, Austin (Sarah) Mattioli, Aaron (Elizabeth) Mattioli, Sam Baksa, A.J. Lucas, Rachelle Martin’ Chelsea (Jon) VanDine, Brandon (Nikki) Kondik and Erica (Chuck) Moore.  Known as Grandmama to Harper and Charlotte Mattioli and Grandma Dee to Camilla Salata, Xavier and Colin VanDine, Brian Orin, Luke Yost, Holly and Ellie Kondik, Audree Martin and Teegan Lucas. 

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Rd., Wintersville, OH on Sunday from 1-4p.m.  Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022, 10a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Gossett as celebrant. Vigil service 1p.m. Sunday.  Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice.


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