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Kathryn Chirpas

June 7, 1951 - March 4, 2022

Kathryn L. Chirpas, 70, of Bellaire, Ohio passed away Friday, March 4, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Kathy was born June 7, 1951 in Portsmouth, VA a daughter of Anthony and Alice (Peck) Chirpas.

Kathy was a life-long educator with the Bellaire City Schools where she, herself, was a 1969 graduate. After graduating Bellaire High School, Kathryn went on to attend Ohio University and gained her Master’s Degree in Education. Ms. Chirpas was an avid sports fan with a love for the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as a Big Red supporter through-and-through.  She was a generous and caring person.

Kathy is preceded in death by her father, Anthony Chirpas.

Surviving is her loving mother, Alice Peck Chirpas and her dear sister, Jean.  She is also survived by special friends Trici Myers and children Kyle Hess, Cody Myers, and Abby Myers, and Chad Myers.  Also surviving are many dear cousins, including Susan Akin of Cummings, GA.  

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906 on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Services will be held at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral in Bellaire on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 11am with Rev. Ian Thornton presiding. Interment will follow at Belmont County Memorial Park. A light lunch will follow at First United Methodist Church in Bellaire.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellaire Alumni Association by visiting TMCFunding.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

1pm – 3pm

5pm – 7pm

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Time: 11:00 am


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

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