SHARPSVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Donna Jean (Varro Scott) Mittal, 81, formerly of Sharpsville, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2023, in the Windsor House at Omni Manor, Youngstown, Ohio.

Mrs. Mittal was born on August 11, 1942, in Sharon, a daughter of the late Hadsel Manning “Charles” and Emma Helen (Varro) Scott.

She was a 1960 graduate of Farrell High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services from Penn State Shenango Campus.

Donna was a longtime employee and retired caseworker at Mercer County Children and Youth Services. Earlier in her career, she worked as a seamstress.

She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post 299, Sharon.

Donna was extremely family oriented and looked forward to keeping score and books while her children played Little League in Sharpsville. She also enjoyed reading, joking around and bowling at Sunset Lanes, Farrell. Donna also had a deep love for animals, especially cats. Her two most significant pets were a cat, Butters and a dog, Sadie.

Her husband, John M. Mittal, whom she married on August 14, 1965, passed away on November 16, 2005.

She leaves a daughter, Elizabeth Mittal of Mercer; a son, James (Jennifer) Mittal of Phoenix, Arizona; a grandson, Nathaniel Mittal; five sisters, Deborah Aziz of Austintown, Ohio; Darlene Bateman of Hubbard, Ohio, Darla Scott of Youngstown, Denise (Terry) O’Malley of Girard, Ohio and Doreen (Mark) DeLisio Carver of New Springfield, Ohio and two brothers, Douglas Scott of Youngstown and Donald (Debby Ferreri) Scott of Canfield, Ohio.

In addition to her parents and husband, Donna was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Daniel and Elizabeth Varro, who were a significant influence in her life; her father and mother-in-law, John and Ann Mittal; a sister, Delores Donaghue and two brothers, David and Richard Scott.

Donna’s family would like to thank the staff at Windsor House at Omni Manor for the attention and exceptional care given to her during her stay.

The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to an animal charity of the donor’s choice.

Calling hours will be 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 12, 2023 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State Street, Sharon.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 13, 2023 in the funeral home, with Rev. Anthony Kladitis, officiating.

Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 11 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.