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Dorothy Mae "Dodo" Markle

May 12, 1942 — June 19, 2022

Dorothy Mae “Dodo” Markle age 80 of Washington passe away peacefully Sunday June 19, 2022, in her home. She was born May 12, 1942, in Southview a daughter of the late William Charles and Anna Marie Malinak Duke. Dodo lived in Washington since 1974 and was Catholic by faith. Prior to her retirement she had been employed at the former Mayview State Hospital for 35 years. She was an avid bingo player, bowler and enjoyed going to the Meadows Casino. Dorothy loved being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. On August 18, 1961, she married Ronal L. Markle who passed away September 15, 2010. Left behind to cherish her memory are her beloved children, daughter Ronda Markle George (Paul) of Washington, her three sons: Ronald Markle (Natalie) of Washington, John Markle (Tracy) Markle of Beaver Creek Ohio and Timothy Markle (Jennifer) of Avella, two sisters Evelyn Logar of Washington and Patricia “PJ” Rolek (Joseph) of Canonsburg, 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her husband and parents is her great grandson Oliver George, her brother John Duke and three sisters Anna Marie Hete, Elizabeth Ylilt and Barbara Purdy.

Friends and family are welcome from 3pm until 7pm, the time of services Friday June 24, 2022, in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745- 8120. Interment will take place at 12:30pm Monday, June 27,2022, in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Twp. Those attending are asked to meet at the cemetery and are invited to a Celebration of Dodo’s Life at the VFW Post 191 in Canonsburg, following interment. To view or extend condolences please visit

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