The Times West Virginian


September 27, 2013

William “Mark” Dunigan

William “Mark” Dunigan, 57, of Mannington, died Wednesday (Sept. 25, 2013) at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh following an extended illness.

He was born Aug. 16, 1956, in Fairmont, a son of the late William Joseph and Virginia Louise Kennedy Dunigan.

Mark was a disabled coal miner, having worked for Eastern Association Coal Co.’s JoAnn Mine. He was a lifetime member of the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Mannington, where he served as an usher and Eucharistic Minister.

A very talented drummer, Mark joined the American Federation Musicians Union at the age of 11 and played music with many local bands, especially “Cross Fire.” He was a former member of the Mannington Fire Department and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council 11890, where he had served as chapter financial secretary, and held the office of Grand Knight for 15 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge for more than 30 years, serving as loyal knight chair for 15 years, and the Moose Lodge 1344 for over 33 years. He was also a member of the Moose Legion No. 52, the Ancient Order of Hyberians in Pittsburgh, the Marion County Democratic Men’s Club and the Buffalo Valley Association Inc.

Survivors include his wife, Iris Yankie Dunigan, whom he married Nov. 29, 1974; a son, Joseph “Joey” Dunigan, Metz; a daughter and son-in-law, Iris “Corinne” and Kenny Hayes, Plum Run; two brothers, Denny Dunigan and wife Shirley of Metz and Tim Dunigan and wife Christina of Mannington; five grandchildren, Kade, Maddie and Graham Hayes, McKaleigh and Ashton Dunigan; his mother-in-law, Jean Yankie of Mannington; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by a sister, Monica Dunigan Templeton.

Friends may call at the Hutson Funeral Home, 500 E. Main St., Mannington, from 2 to 9 p.m. today. A biblical wake service will be held in the funeral home at 8:15 p.m. today. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Douglas B. Sutton as celebrant. Interment will be in the Mannington Cemetery.

Condolences may be accessed at

The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Douglas Wolfe and staff for their help, love and care through Mark’s illness.

Text Only
  • Sallie Hite

    Sallie B. Hite, 85, of Fairmont, died Monday afternoon (July 28, 2014) at Beulahland Assisted Living in Grafton.

    July 29, 2014

  • Charles “Chuck” Pollack III

    Charles Patrick “Chuck” Pollack III, 64, of Rachel, passed away Sunday (July 27, 2014) at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Carmela Gray

    Carmela M. Gray, 98, of Fairmont, passed away at St. Barbara’s Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah.

    July 29, 2014

  • Erika Leeper

    Erika Leeper, 79, of Katy, died Monday (July 28, 2014) in Germany, the land of her birth.

    July 29, 2014

  • Charles “Chuck” Pollack III

    “Chuck” Pollack III, 64, of Rachel, died Sunday (July 27, 2014) at his residence.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the Hutson Funeral Home in Mannington and are incomplete.

    July 28, 2014

  • OB- Cutright.jpg Merle Cutright Sr.

    Merle Melvin Cutright Sr., 75, of Baxter, passed away on Sunday (July 27, 2014) at Fairmont General Hospital. He was born on April 29, 1939, a son of the late William Oliver and Helen Natalynn Miele Cutright. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy L. Cutright of Baxter.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Karen Carpenter

    Karen Joyce Carpenter, 61, of Fairmont, went to be with her precious Savior on Thursday (July 24, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following an extended illness.

    July 27, 2014

  • John Gray

    John Alfred Gray, 92, of Fairmont, passed away Friday evening, July 25, 2014, in the Genesis Pierpont Healthcare Center.

    July 27, 2014

  • Myra Riddle

    Myra “Lou” Riddle, 80, of Farmington, went to be with the Lord and her family who went before her on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown with her family by her side.

    July 27, 2014

  • Carl Stewart

    Carl Lee Stewart, 78, of Fairmont, formerly of Mannington, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Fairmont General Hospital.

    July 27, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads