Mary Hrelicka Hostasa

March 23, 1923 - May 19, 2019

03/23/1923 - 05/19/2019

Past Services

Thursday May 23, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Friday May 24, 2019
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
Friday May 24, 2019
10:30 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Mary Hrelicka Hostasa, 96, through the grace of god has chosen her to join him as one of his angels on May 19, 2019.
She was born March 23, 1923, the daughter of Mary Margaret Hornak and James Hrelicka of Bellaire, Ohio.

Preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, John W. Hostasa, a grandson, John Dennis McAtee (2015), four sisters, Bessie Straka, Rose Baldwin, Mildred Studnicka, Anne Sabo, and a daughter-in-law Mariellen Busack Hostasa.

Mary and John were both avid campers, fishermen, and gardeners. She was well known for her wonderful European pastries, and a faithful and very active member of the First Presbyterian Church, Shadyside, Ohio. A member of the Eastern Star Chapter and both members of the Promanaders Square Dancers.

Survivng are there three children John J. Hostasa of Punta Gorda Florida, Mike Hostasa of Thornville, Ohio, Mary Margaret (Randy) Burris of Wheeling, WV. They have eight wonderful grandchildren, Matthew, Erika, Brad, John Thomas, Chase, J.R., Joe and eleven great grandchildren and two on the way, many nieces and nephews and their families and many wonderful friends never to be forgotten.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, OH on Thursday May 23 2019 from 4pm until 8pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday May 24, 2019 at 10:30 am with Pastor Daniel Barritt officiating.

Interment will be held at Powhatan Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shadyside Presbyterian Church or Valley Hospice or OR & W Fire District by going to “”

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Cindy Campbell
4 years ago

Mary and Family,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I have wonderful memories of your Mom in Church. She was always so kind and joyful. When both my parents passed she was always there to help serve food. Know she was a comfort to many.
Cindy (Ruble) Campbell

Ron & Amy McVay
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss Jr. Sending our love and prayers to you and your family.

Margie Fralick
4 years ago

We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Mary’s death…she will be missed by many…she is now in heaven with all her sisters…Aunt Mary was always smiling and had a great laugh…spent a lot of time with her and Uncle John through her sister Rose!

David & Annette (Busack) Witchey, Aunt Rose Busack-Leinweber
4 years ago

John & family,
I am so sorry to hear about your mother. May God provide you and your family strength during this difficult time. Prayers for all of you.

Ann Koegler
4 years ago

Mary Margaret and family – I am so sorry for your loss. Mary was such a sweet person. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Melissa Hostasa
4 years ago

Sweet Grandma GG, your family loves you and knows that you are in a beautiful place square-dancing with Pap, baking and laughing, in the arms and sweet embrace of the Maker you so wanted to return to for so long.

John and Karen Livorno
4 years ago

You will be missed!