Joseph Kovalchik, 67, formerly of Jessup, died Friday at the VA Hospice Center in Coatesville, Pa.
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Born in Scranton, son of the late Anne and Stephen Kovalchik, he was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War era.
Joe enjoyed being with his family. He was a loving brother, uncle and friend. His dry sense of humor and political opinions defined him. He will be deeply missed.
He is survived by his three brothers, John and wife, Rose Mary; Frank and wife, Theresa; and Tom and wife, Colleen; a sister, Rosanne and husband, Ron; a sister-in-law, Bernie; several loving nieces and nephews; and his longtime companion, Rosemary.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Stephen; a sister, Mary; and an infant brother.
As per his request, all arrangements are private.
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 12, 2014