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1938 George 2023

George Kovach

September 27, 1938 — February 9, 2023

AVON LAKE - George M. Kovach, 84, died Thursday, February 9, 2023, at Independence Village of Avon Lake.

He was born on September 27, 1938, in Niles, Ohio, a son of John and Sophie (Lastik) Kovach.
George was the class valedictorian at Mineral Ridge High School. After receiving his masters degree, he became a licensed independent social worker and worked as a counselor at Children and Family Services of Warren, Ohio. George also counseled Vietnam veterans and he worked for Stephen's Ministry where he counseled incarcerated and homebound individuals.
George is survived by three daughters, Maria (Steve) Lozier, of University Heights; Kristina Kovach, of Lakewood; and Veronica Kovach (Philip Ratliff) of Chattanooga, TN; sister, Dorthy Young, of Niles; and two granddaughters, Abby and Sophia Kovach.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his former wife, Vera Tancer-Kovach; infant son, Michael; brothers, John and Paul Kovach; and sister, Mary Curtis.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6pm on Monday February 13, 2023, at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, 4303 Mahoning Ave.
Prayers will begin at 10:30am on Tuesday, February 14, at the funeral home followed by an 11am Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery.
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Monday, February 13, 2023

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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

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