George Kovacik, 85 of rural Cadiz, passed peacefully on Dec. 14, 2013 at Trinity West in Steubenville. He was born March 24, 1928 in Adena, a son of the late Joseph and Julia Lukacena Kovacik.
George was the last member of the 10 Kovacik siblings, having brothers John, Mike, Joe, Pete and sisters Mary King, Ann Butler, Julia Tokos, Helen Rebovich and Elizabeth Howes all preceding him in death.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at the First Church of Christ, 139 North Main Street, Cadiz, with Paul Giffin officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove following a luncheon at the church. Military honors will be conducted by the Cadiz American Legion.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made in George’s honor to the First Church of Christ, 139 North Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907. The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.
A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.