Stephen J. Dobosh 1916-2013

HUBBARD – Stephen J. Dobosh, 96, died Friday morning, Sept. 13, 2013, at Hospice House.

He was born Dec. 6, 1916, in Pittsburgh, a son of Joseph and Sophie Dobosh, and lived in Hubbard for 90 years.

Mr. Dobosh was a plant foreman for Makenzie Muffler, which later became Oldberg Manufacturing, for 50 years, retiring in 1975.

He was a member of St. Patrick Church in Hubbard, was a past treasurer for the St. Vincent DePaul Society and was a member of the Hubbard Knights of Columbus.

Stephen was an elected official for the Hubbard Board of Public Affairs, a member of the Hubbard Democratic Party and the Men’s Garden Club.

His wife, the former Mary T. Petrunak, whom he married in 1940 at Holy Trinity Church in Struthers, died Nov.15, 1991.

He leaves two sons, Stephen M. Dobosh of Hubbard and William J. Dobosh of Hubbard; four grandsons, Maj. William J. Dobosh Jr., Alexander M. (Tricia) Dobosh, Andrew J. (Amanda) Dobosh and Brian J. Dobosh; and three great- grandchildren, Jacob, Chloe and Samuel Dobosh.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Joseph, Alex, John, William and Frank Dobosh; and four sisters, Rose Dobosh, Elizabeth Sabo, Margaret Gorka and Betty Gervelino.

Family and friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home.

Closing prayers will be held 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church.

Interment will be at Hubbard Union Cemetery.

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