Donnie Oliverio, Corvette enthusiast and co-owner of Grandma's House Furniture dies

By Local News | February 04, 2017
Dominick Michael “Donnie” Oliverio, 71, of Clarksburg, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Clarksburg on December 18, 1945, a son of the late James J. “Jimmie” and Louise Oliverio, and step-son of Jo Ann Stumpo Olivero who survives in Clarksburg. 

Also surviving are two daughters, Jamie Oliverio and her fiancé Wayne Cottrill of Clarksburg, and Johnna Oliverio and her companion Jason Huber of Charlotte, NC; two grandchildren, Cassidy and Kayla Means; one brother, Vincent “Vinnie” Oliverio of Lake Floyd; one sister, Linda Kolosky of Annapolis, MD; one sister-in-law, Debby Oliverio; and three nieces, Nichol, Courtney and Whitney.

He was also preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Alex Kolosky.

Donnie was a 1963 graduate of Notre Dame High School, and a 1967 graduate of WVU. While in High School, Donnie attended Mountaineer Boy’s State.  He was co-owner and founder of Grandma’s House Furniture since 1974, which began in Glen Elk in their grandmother’s house, and moved in 1982 to the Big Red Barn in Nutter Fort. 
Donnie was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Central WV Corvette Club, National Corvette Restorer’s Society, National Council of Corvettes Club, Pittsburgh Tri State Chapter of NCRS, was a NCRS Master Judge and received the NCRS Judge Award after 20 years of judging Corvettes.  He was also a member of the National Rifle Association and Salem Gun Club.  Donnie was an avid supporter and season ticket holder of WVU football and basketball and a member of the Mountaineer Athletic Club.  He also followed RCB track and cross country, supporting his granddaughters.

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Sunday from 12:00 to 7:00 pm, where a prayer service will be held at 6:30pm to conclude the visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Reverend Father Chris Turner as Celebrant.  Interment will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at  A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

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