Stephen DeMichele

September 23, 1930 - September 24, 2022

09/23/1930 - 09/24/2022

Stephen DeMichele passed away and joined his lord and savior on September 24, 2022. Steve is survived by a devoted wife and partner of 55 years, Helen (Dunfee) DeMichele.

He also leaves behind two sons, Mark (Lori) DeMichele, Eric (Kim) DeMichele; An older sister, Jean DeFelice; grandchildren, Jacob, Elena, Emma, Luke, John; and nieces, Lisa and Tricia.

Steve was born in Bellaire, OH on September 23, 1930. He was the son of the late Joseph and Della (Tobacco) DeMichele. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Toni Goldsmith. He graduated from Bellaire High School. He was a veteran who served his country in the United States Army and retired from Ohio Bell after 35 years. He was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church of Bellaire. Steve will be remembered as a deeply Christian man who loved and was loved by his family.

Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home 441 47th Street Bellaire, OH will be private according to Steve’s wishes. He will be interred at Belmont County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions, in Steve’s name, may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Bellaire at

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1 year ago

We are sorry to hear of the passing of Steve. You guys were the best of neighbors and our friends. .May God bless you and give you peace

Joe Bonar
1 year ago

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Steve, our condolences to you and your family, may the Lord Bless you all.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year 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 Stephen DeMichele, 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, Stephen DeMichele, 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 †

Tom & Vicky Krupnik
1 year ago

Helen and family. So sorry to hear of the passing of Steve. Had the pleasure of meeting and calling him a friend over the past five years. Always know that we are here for you.