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Alexander P. Kosky

February 17, 1932 - August 11, 2018

Alexander P. Kosky, 86, of Bellaire, OH died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Country Club Retirement Campus, Bellaire. He was born February 17, 1932 in Wheeling, WV a son of the late Alexander and Madge Mullin Kosky.

Alex was a retired teacher and principal at St. John Grade School, a member of St. John Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 52 and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wilba Jean Craft Kosky in 1968; an infant daughter, Sonya Jean Kosky; a son, Stephen Kosky; brothers, James, Jack, Andrew and Frank Kosky; a sister, Roseann Wodusky.

Surviving are his sons, Michael (Pearl) Kosky of Hughesville, MD, Gary (Maggie) Kosky, David Kosky and Mark Kosky all of Bellaire; daughters, Alexis (Joseph) Skoff of Barton, OH and Gail (Nick) Nicola of Bellaire; a daughter-in-law, Kristy Kosky of Freeport, OH; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and those students whose lives he touched during his years at St. John Grade School.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 3-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906 with a

Knights of Columbus Service at 7:30 pm and a Vigil Service at 7:45 pm.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 am at St. John Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Heusel as celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Grade School or St. John Catholic Church by going to “”

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018

Time: 10:00 am


St. John Catholic Church

Bellaire, OH 43906

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018


Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Bellaire, OH 43906

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