Frances Galavich

November 28, 1925 - August 7, 2022

11/28/1925 - 08/07/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday August 11, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Service
Thursday August 11, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Frances Galavich, 96, of Shadyside, Ohio passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

She was born Frances Zuleski in Glen Robbins, Ohio on November 28, 1925. However, she was a Shadyside girl through and through. She graduated from SHS The Class of 1945. Fondly remembered as the cashier at the former A & P in Bellaire, a homemaker, mother, and also cashier from the former Suter’s IGA in Shadyside. She was always active with bus trips, water aerobics, playing canasta, and bowling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Charlie” Galavich in 1981. She was the youngest of four sisters and two brothers whom also preceded her in death.

Survived by her daughter, Cindy Ritola and son-in-law, Matt Ritola of Fort Mill, South Carolina, which is a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina and her son, Chuck Galavich, daughter-in-law Susan (Zych) Galavich, granddaughters, Sarah Galavich and Faith Galavich all of Bethesda, Ohio, nephew, Bill Zuleski of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, nieces, Nancy Verplank of Demotte, Indiana, and Carol Almashy of Chicago, Illinois.

Sincere heartfelt thanks to all the dear friends, neighbors, and caregivers for their love and support these past years.

Visitation will be held at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 11:30 am with services at 1:00 pm with Dennis Heater, Stonerise Hospice officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Meals On Wheels, c/o Senior Services of Belmont County, 67650 Oakview Drive, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.

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Teresa Ritchea
1 month ago

Cindy, Chuck and families, so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom, we worked together many years at Suter’s IGA. Lots of great memories🙏🏻

Carol DeBonis
1 month ago

Cindy and Chuckie, so sorry to read of your mother’s passing, please accept my deepest sympathy, she was a wonderful, friendly lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

Carole poch
1 month ago

Cindy and Chuckie so sorry to hear of your moms passing !! We had so much fun at the bowling alley and on bus trips with her ! May she Rest In Peace !! You are in our prayers . Carole (Visnic) Poch and John Poch .

Jim and Carol Jarrett
1 month ago

We will certainly miss her brilliant smile..right up to the end. She was a wonderful neighbor and friend.

Greg Seita
1 month ago

Cindy and Chuck,
I am sorry for your loss. Your Mother always had a smile on her face when I visited.

Barbara Graham
1 month ago

Sorry for your loss

Lisa Gray
1 month ago

So sorry to hear of Mrs Galavich passing. Thoughts and prayers.