Leonard M. Subasic, 74 of Elm Grove, died Thursday May 24, 2001 at Wheeling Hospital.
Leonard was born February 14, 1927 in Benwood, son of the late Michael and Mary Muhart Subasic.
He was a retired foreman at C & P Telephone Company with 30 years of service, a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, President of the Oglebay Woodcarvers Association, a member of the Blake Brothers American Legion Post #46 in Benwood, a member of the Croation Club and Orchestra in Benwood, and was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, 28th Recon and Infantry Division. Leonard also enjoyed listening to music, and was known as one of the top woodcarvers in Wheeling area.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Wilbert Subasic.
Surviving are his wife Virginia Yankovich Subasic, whom he married November 29, 1952 at St. Johns Catholic Church in Benwood; three daughters, Deborah O’Shaughnessy and her husband Tim of St. Louis, MO, Susan Gaudio and her husband Derek of Orlando, FL, and Donna Kalany of Wheeling; a sister, Mildred Rakovicky of Bridgeport, OH; six grandchildren, Tim and Shawn O’Shaughnessy, Vinny and Olivia Gaudio, and Kirstie and Billy Kalany; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Sunday May 27, 2001 from 12 noon until 9 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Monday May 28, 2001 at 10 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. H. Joseph Wilhelm S.M. as celebrant. Entombment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Building Fund, 2244 Marshall Street, Wheeling, 26003