Richard L. “Dick” Fosnot, 80, of St. Clairsville, OH formerly of Shadyside, OH died Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born April 1, 1936 in Bellaire, OH a son of the late Harry F. and Mary Sammons Fosnot.
Richard was a retired employee of Ormet Corporation (Consolidated Aluminum), a former employee of Ohio Ferro Alloys in Powhatan Point, OH; a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Clairsville, American Legion Post 521 and former member of the Knights of Columbus, a veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting and occasionally golf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Lewis Fosnot; a sister, Doris Hollis.
Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years Lois Winski Fosnot of St. Clairsville; a son, Rev. James M. Fosnot of St. Clairsville; a daughter, Vera (Osvaldo Dupote’) of Plain City, OH; three grandchildren, Caridad, Andres and Meredith; several nieces and nephews
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside where a Vigil service will be held at 7 pm. Full military honors will be conducted by the Belmont County Council of American Legions at 6 pm in the funeral home.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Timothy P. McGuire as celebrant on Wednesday at 11 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, Shadyside where he was received into the Catholic faith in 1994. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, at the convience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association by going to “TMCFunding.com”
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