J. Edward Shutek, a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 23rd, 2017 at the age of 87.
He was born on August 2, 1930 in Lansing, Ohio, son of the late Jacob and Mary (Buchko) Shutek.
Survived by his wife of 61 years, Connie (Goletz) Shutek; children: Edward (Carolann), Jude, Rick and son-in-law David; grandchildren Stephanie, Emily, Sommer, Cody, Matt, and Shealyn; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by daughter, Deborah Jackson, and grandson, Alex Shutek.
He was a member and usher at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville.
Ed was a graduate of Bridgeport High School and held certificates from the American Institute of Banking, the American Savings and Loan Institute and Ohio University. He also held a Diploma of the National Installment Credit School.
Ed was a 56 year veteran of the banking industry.
He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Belmont Savings Bank until 1995 when he retired.
After retirement, he continued to serve on the Board of Directors until 2000 and served as an Advisory Director until death.
He was past President of the Ohio Savings and Loan League, Eastern Ohio Development Council of Belmont County and Bellaire Kiwanis Club.
He also served as Vice President of the Bellaire Area Chamber of Commerce and Big Brothers of Belmont Country.
He was a Veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army, member of both the Knights of Columbus and Lansing Sportsmans Club.
In addition to his career accomplishments, Ed was a dedicated Cleveland Browns and Indians fan and an avid golfer.
Family and friends will be received at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio on Saturday December 30, 2017 from 10:30 until time of Mass service at 11:30 with Fr. Chillog officiating.
Burial will follow in Union Cemetery.
Arrangements by the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 204 W. Main St. St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.
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