MARKOVICH, Mary (Walta) Bugay, 92, of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Blaine, OH, passed away peacefully on Monday September 3, 2012.
Mary was born February 8, 1920 in Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Stanley and Anna (Gadomski) Bugay of Belmont, OH.
Mary and her late husband, Ted, had lived most of their lives and raised their family in Blaine and had been members of All Saints Catholic Church. After Ted's passing, Mary had lived with her son, Virgil, and his wife, Charleen, and had attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in St. Clairsville. Mary loved to cook and she and her husband, Ted, enjoyed getting the family together for her fantastic meals.
Mary was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband, Ted, sister, Stella Gaidos of Morristown, OH and brothers, Walter of Belmont, Stanley of Cambridge, OH and John of Flushing, OH.
Mary is survived by two sons; Ted Jr. (Joyce) residing in Columbus, OH and Virgil (Charleen) of St. Clairsville, a daughter, Martha Scott, of Reynoldsburg, OH, a sister, Helen Gavlenski of Bedford, OH. Mary has nine grandchildren; Diane, T.J., William, Cammie, Chad, Chip, Robert, Jennifer and Lori, eight great-grandchildren; Brittany, Ashley, Samantha, Katie, Justin, Nathan, Bodie and Gus, one great great-grandchild, Mason, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville. Funeral liturgy with mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Michael Gossett as celebrant. Burial follows in Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Clairsville. A vigil service will be held Thursday at 3:45 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Alzheimers Association or the donor's choice in Mary's name.
Special thank you to the Staff/Caregivers at Forest Hill Retirement Community who gave their love and care of Mary in her final years.
Share your thoughts and memories of Mary with her family at www.altmeyer. com.