Robert L. Bostancic

March 16, 1937 - December 3, 2021

03/16/1937 - 12/03/2021

Past Services

Wednesday December 08, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Wednesday December 08, 2021
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Robert L. Bostancic, 84 of Bellaire, Ohio died Friday, December 3, 2021 at the Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

He was born March 16, 1937 in Neffs, Ohio son of the late Ludwig “Stretch” and Flavia “Flo” Regoli Bostancic.

Bob was a retired Vice-President of the Belmont Savings Bank, a member of the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church, Ionic Lodge 438 F & AM, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville, Ohio River Valley Elks #231, Lifemember of the Neffs Rod and Gun Club, American Legion Post 521 Shadyside and the Sons of Italy Lodge 754 and a US Marine Corp veteran.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Carole L. Burkhart Bostancic, children, Teal (Dave) Kuzma of Dublin, Ohio, Brandy Burke of Westlake, Ohio and Chelsea (Layne) Dreven of New Albany, Ohio, his sister, Elaine Skapik of Virginia Beach, Virginia and brothers, James Bostancic of Yorktown, Virginia and Bill (Diane) Bostancic of Wooster, Ohio. Also six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday from 10 am until time of services at 1 pm with Rev. David Demarest officiating.

Family requests that those attending visitation and services to please wear masks.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Elks National Foundation – Scholarship by going to

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Shayne Albaugh
2 years ago

So many laughs with him when I seen him at the dermatologist office. He will be missed so much . Loved talking to him and having some laughs. Great man so sorry for your loss Mrs B. I’m so sad to hear this. Many prayers for you all. God bless.

Steve and MaryJo Zacchini Kurko
2 years ago

Carole and extended family….We are so very sorry for your loss and send our deepest and heartfelt condolences to you. Bob was held in high regard to those of us in the banking industry.

Don and Kathie Barnes
2 years ago

Carole and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy and thoughts are with all of you.

Geoff & Courtney Guss
2 years ago

We are thinking of your family.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 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 Robert L. Bostancic, 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 Marine Veteran, Robert L. Bostancic, 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 †

Linda L Davis
2 years ago

Carole and Chelsea
So sorry for your loss Prayers

Jody E Tyburski
2 years ago

Mrs. Bostancic, I cannot tell you how sorry I am that you and your family are having to go through this pain of losing Bob! He was such a caring human being…. you both have always and always will mean the world to me. You will always mean more to me than I could ever express! Please know that you all will always be in my thoughts and prayers! Sending all my love, always!!!!

Jim and Tina Busack
2 years ago

Our condolences to Carole, Teal, Brandy, Chelsea, and all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May Bob Rest In Peace.

Allan and Sherry Artman and Donna Shubat
2 years ago

Carole and family, So very sorry to about Bob and send our condolences to you at this sad time!