HAPPY 104TH BIRTHDAY Rose Rovnak


Born: Aug. 13, 1901, in Petrovce, Slovakia.
Married: Andrew Rovnak in October 1919, and they came to America in 1926. He died in January 1949.
Address: Has resided the past seven years at the Greenbriar Nursing Home in Boardman, where she was honored on her birthday.
Children: Helen Kuhar and Mike Rovnak. Her daughter-in-law is Irene Rovnak.
Grandchildren: Five.
Great-grandchildren: Two.
Siblings: Six half sisters and three brothers.
Education: Attended school for six years.
Employment: Worked in the kitchen at LTV Steel Corp.
Memberships: Was a member of St. Christine Church.
Hobbies: Enjoyed crocheting, quilting, embroidering and playing cards at St. Christine and St. Charles churches. Was an avid gardener and a good cook and baker, and was featured in The Vindicator.
Memories: She was one of the cake ladies in the movie "Deer Hunter" and entertained the actor Robert DeNiro at dinner. Recalls going from dirt floors to carpets, candles to electric lights, carrying water to running water and riding in a wagon to driving a car.

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