Theresa Helen Tranovich

November 14, 1928 - May 6, 2015

11/14/1928 - 05/06/2015

Theresa Helen Tranovich, 86 of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday, May 06, 2015 at the Shadyside Care Center in Shadyside, Ohio.

She was born November 14, 1928 in Wheeling, West Virginia a daughter of the late Vendo and Elizabeth Huseck Kopyar.

Theresa was a retired school bus driver for the Bellaire City School District for over twenty-seven years; a member of the St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio and the Catholic Womens Club. She was an avid Imperial Glass collector and a Big Reds Sports fan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andy Tranovich on July 5, 1996 and her brothers and sisters.

Surviving are her sons, Donald R. Robin Tranovich and Ronald A. Risa Tranovich both of Bellaire, Ohio. Four grandchildren, Andy Denise Tranovich, Mandy Tranovich, Mitch Tranovich and Olivia Tranovich, two great grandsons, Dalton Tranovich and Andy Joe Tranovich and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 2 pm Saturday at the St. john Catholic Church Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel as Celebrant. Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s choice.

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Nick Sbrockey
8 years ago

Dear Ron and Don;

I was saddened to hear about the passing of your mother Teresa. I have many memories of Teresa, Andy and both of you. I remember well the family of my first two childhood best friends. I also remember Teresa through my teenage years as our bus driver. One of my fondest childhood memories was when your mother would send the three of us to pick whatever fruit was in season. Then she would bake wonderful pies, including small individual pies for each of us. I remember her well as a loving person and a great cook. God’s blessings to you and your families.

Your Friend Always, Nick Sbrockey.

Jerry Swift
8 years ago

Dear Ron,Don and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a fine lady who was loved and respected by many. Jerry

Steve and MaryJo Zacchini Kurko
8 years ago

Dearest Donny, Robin and Olivia and entire Tranovich family:

It was a privilege and an honor to know this GRAND OLE’ DAME and I am grateful that our son was lucky enough to have her as his bus driver. I admired her personality and her grit and her sense of “right”. She looked beautiful today and I will so miss her sitting under the shade of her porch whenever I drove by the house. She is peaceful and back in the arms of our Creator. Always remember and know that she was loved by so many and will be sorely and surely missed.

8 years ago

My condolences on the loss of Theresa. She was a blessing to your family and ours.

Rich Postlethwaite
8 years ago

So sorry Don, to hear of your loss. Our prayers of comfort go out to you and your family.

Andy Joe Tranovich
3 years ago

she was a good grandma