John E. Vostatek

June 29, 1930 - July 2, 2018

06/29/1930 - 07/02/2018

Past Services

Sunday July 08, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home
204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950
740-695-0475 | Directions
Monday July 09, 2018
St. Mary Cemetery
Martins Ferry, OH 43935
740-676-6115 | Directions
Monday July 09, 2018
10:00 am

John E. Vostatek, Jr. 88, of Dublin, OH formerly of St. Clairsville, OH died Monday, July 2, 2018 at Dublin Assisted Living and Memory Support Center. He was born June 29, 1930 in Tiltonsville, OH a son of the late John E. and Louise E. Bello Vostatek, Sr.

John was retired from Picoma Industries, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clairsville, a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of Martins Ferry VFW Post 3613 and Martins Ferry American Legion Post 38.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Bernard “Joe” Dolan, Leroy and Charles Vostatek; a sister, Barbara Ann Gavarkavich; a grandson, Nicholas Andres Fagundo.

Surviving are his loving wife, Joyce L. Helmbright Vostatek of Dublin; daughters, Louann Fagundo of Hudson, FL, Linda (James) Wojcik and Lisa (William) Miller both of Dublin and Laura (Thomas) Roberts of Hilliard, OH; brothers, Louis (Jan) Vostatek of Kokomo, IN, Cecil (Joy) Vostatek of Colorado Springs, CO and Frank Vostatek of Steubenville, OH; grandchildren, Ramon and Natalie Fagundo, Raquel (Justin) Fischer, Adrienne (Brennan) Moroni, Dillon and Dalton Miller, Vanessa and Zachary Roberts; great-grandchildren, Veronica Fischer, Gia Moroni and Apollo Fagundo.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 1-5 pm at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, OH with a Vigil Service at 1 pm.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clairsville with Fr. Ed Maxfield as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Martins Ferry, with full military honors conducted by the Belmont County Veterans Association.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association by going to “”

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Matthew Jenkins
5 years ago

Joyce and family. I was sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was such a nice man and I always enjoyed being a part of your parties at your house! May he rest in peace!

Betty Preslin
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss, many memories, way back when.

Linda C Myers
5 years ago

I am so sorry for your lost of John. I wish you and your family all the best. Kelly and I live in Dublin now. Don have I have always cherished your friendship.

Linda C Myers
5 years ago

Joyce, I am so sorry about Johns death. I didn’t know until today. I wish you and your family all the best. Kelly and I live in Dublin now.

Tony Finamore
5 years ago

Sorry for your loss! Prayers are with your family!

Rosemary Janiszewski Morris
5 years ago

what a shock to read of John’s passing.Found myself thinking about when we worked at Sledd’s in Wheeling. May you and your family find peace in knowing John is at peace.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
5 years 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 John E. Vostatek, 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 Veteran, John E. Vostatek, 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 †