George Ladyga

March 14, 1923 - July 18, 2009

03/14/1923 - 07/18/2009

Past Services

Monday July 20, 2009
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Tuesday July 21, 2009
Powhatan Cemetery
165 Main Street
Powhatan Point, OH 43942
740-795-5105 Ei | Directions
Tuesday July 21, 2009
10:00 am
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Lafferty, OH 43951

George Ladyga, 86, lifelong resident of Shadyside, Ohio, died Saturday July 18, 2009 at his home.

George was born March 14, 1923 in Shadyside, Ohio, a son of the late Jacob and Frances Rasnelski Ladyga.

He was a self-employed Building contractor, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where he was active in many organizations and church functions. He was a Marine Veteran of WWII.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were a brother Rudy Ladyga and a sister Ann Kaluha.

Surviving is his wife of ____years, Katherine Kissell Ladyga, two sons, George Beverly Ladyga of Indianapolis, IN. and David Donna Ladyga of Houston, TX, two daughters, Barbara Larry Schroeder of Kalispell, MT and Donna Gary Amend of Palm Harbor, FL. a sister Elizabeth Gondira of Shadyside, Ohio, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Monday from 5p.m. until 8p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be at 10a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. Samuel Saprano as Celebrant.

Interment in Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point, Ohio.

Vigil service Monday, 7:30p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Tom and Karen Bennett
7 years ago

Dear Donna,Gary and Family, Please accept our deepest regrets on the loss of your father. We will always have the warmest memories of him. He was such a loving and giving man. He welcomed us into the family as if he had known us forever! We will always remember the delicious chickens he’d make when your mom and dad would come down to visit you guys in Florida. He will live on in our hearts. Sincerely, Tom and Karen Bennett

Jennifer Frankovich
7 years ago

Dear Katherine and family,

My words can not express the deep sympathy I feel for the loss of George. He was such a sweet,funny man with a God given talent for carpentry.He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Sharon Fowler Ballard
7 years ago

Donna, Just heard about your dad, and I wanted to try to reconnect to give my condolences. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family, especially as the Christmas Season approaches. A Friend Forever, Love & Prayers, Sharon

Jerry Elliott
7 years ago

George was a great guy and I really enjoyed working and talking with him. He was very quick and willing to help me with any questions I had on remodeling my home. We will miss him. Call me if I can assist the family with anything. We are very sorry for your loss.

Jerry, Ashley, Derek, Jodi, Wendy, Fran and Drew at Chase Bank.

Melanie Athey Schaefer
7 years ago

Sending my deepest sympathy to the family! I will always remember the sparkle in George’s eyes.