Albert Dobrovich

February 5, 1926 - October 12, 2021

02/05/1926 - 10/12/2021

Past Services

Sunday October 17, 2021
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Monday October 18, 2021
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 | Directions
Monday October 18, 2021
11:00 am
St. John Catholic Church
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions

Albert Dobrovich, 95, of Bellaire, Ohio passed away Tuesday October 12, 2021.

He was born February 5, 1926 in Bellaire, Ohio, a son of the late John and Dala (Sirola) Dobrovich.

He was a member of the St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, Ohio. Albert was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel and was a part time TV repair man. Albert served in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) and was stationed in Germany during WWII.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Bridget (Connors) Dobrovich, 2 sons: Patrick Dobrovich and Michael Dobrovich, grandson: Gabriel Smith, 3 brothers: John Dober, James Dobrovich and Tony Dobrovich, sister: Dorothy Putinsky, and son in law, Todd Knutsen.

He is survived by his 10 children: Mary Margaret (Allen) McGilton, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Cynthia Dobrovich of Bellaire, Ohio, Katie (Frank) Figaretti, of Wheeling, WV, Jeannie Koch of Martins Ferry, Ohio, John (Lori) Dobrovich, of Bridgeport, Ohio, Therest Knutsen, of Shadyside, Ohio, Dolly Rykowski, of Bellaire, Ohio, Nora (Brian) Wick, of Bellaire, Ohio, Rita Dobrovich, of Ash Flat, AR, Thomas (Heidi) Dobrovich of Dillionvale, Ohio, 26 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren.

         Family will receive friends Sunday October 17 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio from 2-8pm . Funeral liturgy with Mass at the St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, Ohio at 11am with Father Dan Heusel as Celebrant. Interment to follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, Ohio.

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Marlene and Jim Everson
1 year ago

Rest in Peace Albert Dobrovich….you legacy of family will live forever. Job well done thy good and faithful servant.

ALcwyn Rhian and family
1 year ago

Our sincere condolence and sympathy. Your Dad was a true gentleman and lived an amazing life. Our hearts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. God Bless and Love..Alcwyn, Rhian and family.

Nick and Brenna Rocchio
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss. Sympathy and prayers for the family.

Bob Fialkowski
1 year ago

Dobrovich Family,It is always difficult to lose a loved one,but the memories are long lasting.My prayers are with you.I enjoyed my association with each of you at SJC.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year 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 Albert Dobrovich, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Air Corps Veteran, Albert Dobrovich, is “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 †

Roger Connors
1 year ago


Karen D Connors
1 year ago

To the family our hearts are saddened by the loss of Al he was such a wonderful man Of we cando anything please let us know
KarenRoger andDonnie Connors

Karen D Connors
1 year ago

To the family !
We are so sorry about the [assomg of Al he was a wonderful man he was always kund.
If we can do anything please let us know