Bridget Kathleen Dobrovich

December 26, 1928 - November 29, 2011

12/26/1928 - 11/29/2011

Past Services

Thursday December 01, 2011
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Friday December 02, 2011
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 Be | Directions
Friday December 02, 2011
11:00 am
St. John Catholic Church
415-37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions

BRIDGET K. DOBROVICH, 82, of Bellaire, OH, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in Cumberland Point, St. Clairsville, OH.

She was born December 26, 1928 in Pittsburgh, PA, first born of 18 children of the late Patrick and Mary Joyce Connors.

Bridget was retired from the City Restaurant in Bellaire and Elbys in St. Clairsville, was a member of the Catholic Womens Club and St. John Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, Bridget was preceded in death by 2 sons; Patrick and Michael Dobrovich, 4 brothers; Pat, Coley, Tommy and Terry Connors, a sister Patty Jean Connors and a great grandchild Gabriel Smith.

Surviving is her husband, Albert Dobrovich and 10 children; Mary MargaretAllenMcGilton of St. Clairsville, Cynthia Dobrovich of Bellaire, KatieFrankFigaretti of Wheeling, Jeannie Koch of Martins Ferry, JohnLoriDobrovich of Shadyside, Theresa Destifanes, Dolly Rykowski and Nora MacAllister, all of Bellaire, Rita Dobrovich of St. Clairsville, and TommyHeidiDobrovich of
Bellaire, 5 sisters; Mary Margaret Weaver of VA, CeceliaBobMigliozzi of Maryland, Barbara Carrigan, NoraWoodiePerry, Eileen Penyak all of Bellaire, 4 brothers; Jimmy Connors, CharlesDorisConnors, both of Bellaire, Michael and Danny Connors, both of Barnesville, 26 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Thursday, December 1, 2011 from 1:00pm until 8:00pm at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441-37th St., Bellaire.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 2 at 11:00am in St. John Catholic Church with Father Dan Heusel as celebrant.

Burial will follow in Mt.Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire.

A vigil service will be conducted on Thursday at 7:30pm in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association.

Online condolences may be extended to the family at

Notify of
15 Condolences
Inline Feedbacks
View all condolences
Jennie Connors Nelson
8 years ago

Aunt Bridgee was a strong and loving person. She will be greatly missed.

Dennis Ferlich
8 years ago

Dear John, Lori, and Family:

Please accept my sincere condolences concerning the loss of your mother. Although I did not personally know her, I’m sure she was a great lady and will certainly be missed. May she rest in peace.



Beverly Bedway
8 years ago

I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. I hope god give you comfort at this time and you remember all the special moments with your Mom.

Kathy Munnich
8 years ago


My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Phyllis Mudrak
8 years ago

My prayers are with you all. God Bless!

Jason Wenckoski
8 years ago

My thoughts and prayers to your family at this time.

Karen Connors
8 years ago

Our heart is saddened by the loss of Bridgie she was so kind and compassionate she was amazing woman she will be sadly missed our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you during this time and she will be in our hearts forever !

Mike Connors Jr
8 years ago

Rest in peace Aunt Bridgie. You will be missed.

8 years ago







Lauie Mihalic Leonard
8 years ago

So very sorry for your loss. I worked with Bridget at Elby’s in the late 1970s. She was a beautiful woman inside and out who had a great love for her family.

Dallas Gray
8 years ago

To The Dobrovich Family:

Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss & may GOD continue to provide you all with strength during this very difficult period

Rosalee King
8 years ago

To the Family of Bridget Dobrovich and her Sister Barbara Carrigan a cousin by marriage. I knew Bridget as my Mother Marie Shelkey worked with her at The City Restaurant.Bridget was a beautiful lady and had a heart of Gold.A good Mother with all the children God gave her.They were her first priority she loved one as much as she did the return she was loved. We all know she is in a better place and her home will be that of a MANSION.No more pain all is gone now she is watching over the remaining family we all know that one day we will all be together.Keep your eyes upon Jesus HE is the only ONE WHO GIVES PEACE AND CONOLATION IN TIMES LIKE THIS.

Prayer are with the family and we LOVE YOU, BOBBY.

Tedra Stanley
8 years ago

Tom and family, our thoughts are with you during you time of sadness.

Your friends at Blake Brothers Post 46, Benwood.

Alcwyn and Rhian Elliott
8 years ago

We are so sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a very beautiful and strong lady. Our hearts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Love Alcwyn, Rhian and family xxx

TerriColosimo & Bruce Morris
8 years ago

We are so sorry to hear about your mother. I heard many wonderful things about your family while going to St.Johns. Very loving!

Terri, Bruce , Brittany, Brandon and Bradley Morris