A Caring Place

Remembering our beloved director, MaryAnn Smogor Donnelly, who passed away on Easter Sunday. A fierce advocate for children on earth, may she rest in peace in heaven.

MaryAnn’s Obituary

MaryAnn S. Donnelly, 61, of Steubenville died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at her home.

She was born September 26, 1955 in Steubenville. She is the daughter of the late Robert Sr. and Arlene Mack Smogor. MaryAnn was a member of Triumph of the Cross Church. She was the Executive Director of the Caring Place and was retired from the Jefferson County Children Services where she was a licensed social worker. MaryAnn was a graduate of Steubenville High School class of 1973 and The College of Steubenville.

Surviving are her husband Robert Donnelly, whom she married May 31, 1985; one son RJ Donnelly of Steubenville; three brothers Robert Smogor of Pittsburgh, John (Mary) Smogor of Orlando, FL and Casmir (Brandi) Smogor of Steubenville; three sisters Susan (William) Boehke of Wintersville, Ellen Smogor, Fran Smogor both of Steubenville and many nieces and nephews.

MaryAnn was a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club, was active in the United Way and Salvation Army and had the attitude of “whatever it takes”.

Memorial donations may be made to the Caring Place, P.O. Box 2335, Wintersville, OH 43953.

Offer condolences at mostifuneralhome.com.


From the Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers:

Maryann Donnelly



Shelley Lubben

Thank You for supporting us at our 12th Annual
Fundraising Dinner
on Saturday, April 1, 2017


A Caring Place - Shelley Lubben Speakibg

A Caring Place CAC thanks our many supporters who joined us for this special evening dedicated to the fight against child abuse and human trafficking and heard Shelley Lubben share her personal story and the reality behind the porn industry and its links to child abuse.

Welcome to A Caring Place!

As a Child Advocacy Center our goal is to minimize the trauma of child abuse while providing an effective means to gather necessary information for successful prosecution of offenders. A Caring Place is also an active advocate for prevention education in the community. Assist us in our mission to educate the community and care for the children of Jefferson County.

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