Patricia N. Kovach 1956-2020

AUSTINTOWN — Patricia N. Kovach, 63, passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, after a 16-year battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Patty was born Oct. 23, 1956, in Youngstown, the daughter of Patsy and Angeline (Gargano) DeBlasio. She was a 1975 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and worked in the stockroom of Value City Furniture. She loved dogs.

Patty will be remembered lovingly by her husband of 42 years, Craig Kovach; two brothers, Michael and Benjamin; two aunts, Elizabeth Speziale and Virginia Matijasic; uncle, Russel Speziale Jr.; and several cousins.

Private services were held for the family.

The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to Hospice of the Valley for the kind and compassionate care shown to Patty.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman. Family and friends who cannot pay their respects at this moment because of the current pandemic are encouraged to offer prayers for the family and support via phone call, text, or email or at the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com.

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