Zoltan Kovacs, 79, of Rochester Township, passed away on Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 in the Medical Center Beaver.
Born Oct. 13, 1929 in Satoraljaujhely, Hungary, he was the son of the late Jonas and Maria Huizsgyak Kovacs. He was a Captain with the Hungarian freedom fighters during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. After the revolution he emigrated to the United States in 1957 and loved his new adopted country. He was employed for the Westinghouse Electric Company in Vanport for 18 years then became the owner of Triangle News and China in Rochester and Beaver Falls. He also owned Kovacs Collectables in Beaver Falls for several years until his retirement. He was a member of the Calvin Reformed Presbyterian Church on Third Avenue in Beaver Falls.
He leave to mourn his wife Sarolta Kovacs, a daughter Eva Kovacs, Hungary, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Mike Kovacs, Ohio, John and April Kovacs, Beaver Falls, Joseph and Helen Kovacs, Enon Valley, seven grandchildren, Bela and Eva Kovacs, John and Noah Kovacs, Duane Stewart III, Patrick Stewart, and Joseph Kovacs, two great-grandchildren, Duane Stewart IV, and Zoey Kovacs, a brother-in-law, Michael Vereb, Hungary, and three sisters and their spouses, Mary Nemoda, Lola and Michael Higgins, all of Australia, and Irene and Michael Bari, Hungary.
There will not be any public visitation.
Interment will be private.
The Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home, www.hillandkunselman.com., 3801-4th Ave., College Hill, Beaver Falls, was in charge of all arrangements.