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Andrew Kovach

Kovach, Andrew, Joseph , age 91, of Palisades Park, on Friday June 26, 2020. Born on July, 21, 1928 in Mona Ville, West Virginia to the Late Andrew and Helen (nee: Disco) Kovach. He was one of seven: the eldest child. His family moved to Hells Kitchen, NYC, where he became a machine operator. He co-owned with Walter, Drew-Wal Machine and Tool Corp of Little Ferry. He eventually became sole owner. He retired six years ago. Community service came natural to Andy. He was in so many of the town’s clubs and activities, too numerous to mention. He was a councilman in Palisades Park for many years and served as interim mayor. He served in the National Guard. Beloved husband of Gloria (nee: Zucchelli), whom he was married to for 66 years. Devoted father of Doreen Ann, whom Andy sent to good Catholic Schools and her a good education and many opportunities. Loving brother of the Michael, Steven, Betty Neil. Predeceased by his siblings, James Kovach, Helen Stutts, and Mary. The family will receive their friends on Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30 at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will leave at 11:30 for the celebration of his funeral mass in St. Michael R.C. Church at 12. For condolences, directions, or information www.frankpatti.com or call (201) 944-0100.