John Lagowski

May 2, 1922 - March 18, 2015

05/02/1922 - 03/18/2015

Lagowski, John 92, of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital.

John was born May 2, 1922 in Belmont County, Ohio a son of the late Adam and Mary Tokarz Lagowski.

He was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Martins Ferry, OH and a member of the South Bellaire United Methodist Church.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Sylvia Zadell Lagowski in 2012, 2 brothers, Joseph and Adam Lagowski, 8 sisters, Stella Chervenak, Edna Janovich, Blanche Gorshe, Helen Kownacki, Mildred Malley , Mary Chepukas,
Genevieve Kondus-Winert and Anne Snezik.

Surviving are his children, Phyllis Starkey of Bellaire, OH, Roger Lagowski of Shadyside, OH, and Janice Patrick Ging of Bellaire, OH, 6 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio Friday from 11am until time of funeral service at 1pm with Pastor James Lish and Pastor Ted Boggs officiating.

Burial follows in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH, where the Belmont County Veterans Association will conduct Graveside Military Honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Bellaire United Methodist Church or Amedisys Hospice.

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Gary Woollard
8 years ago

Janice,My thoughts and prayer are with you and your family in this time of need.I will miss waving at your father and late mother as I have drive pass there home on rock hill for the last past 39 years.

Gary and Burt Woollard

Joyce Kimble
8 years ago

Justin we are sad for the loss of your Grandfather and Kamlynns Great-Grandfather. We will pray that the memories you have will comfort you in the days ahead.

Take care and God Bless You All

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
8 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of John Lagowski, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of….. US Army Veteran, John Lagowski, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †