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Adolph (Slav) Rubcich

February 5, 1927 - May 29, 2019

Adolph (Slav) Rubcich, age 92, passed on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

He was born in Boggs Run, West Virginia to the late Steve and Katie (Vichich) Rubcich.

After graduating from Union High School in Benwood, he served in the US Army during World War II and was stationed in Iceland before being discharged in 1947.

Adolph worked on the B & O Railroad, then as a pipe fitter and refrigeration mechanic at Consolidated Aluminum in Hannibal, Ohio. He was a jack-of-all-trades, but wood-working was his passion and his children have many pieces in their homes. Adolph was a member of the Lodge #2 of Croation Fraternal Union and the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Lee (Flading) Rubcich, sister, Mary Melco (Mozart, WV) and brother, Emil Rubcich (Marion, OH).

Survived by loving daughters, Marta Rubcich of Saginaw, Michigan, Leslie Rubcich of Westerville, Ohio and son, David (Cyndi Young) of Westerville, Ohio. Also grandchildren, Murphy Rubcich and Cristian Rubcich, sister, Olga (Fred) Kovalo and sister-in-law, Mercyne “Nickie” Rubcich.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 4 to 7 pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10 am at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel, as Celebrant. Interment in the Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling, West Virginia with Full Military Honors by the Belmont County Veterans Association.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the American Heart Association by going to

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Shadyside Chapel

3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947

Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am


St. Mary Catholic Church - Shadyside, Ohio

350 E 40th Street
Shadyside, Ohio 43947

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019


Greenwood Cemetery

1526 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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