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Nicholas Hovanec

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Nicholas Hovanec

AGE: 90 • Toms River

Nicholas Hovanec, 90 years old of Toms River passed away peacefully on January 16, 2017 at Community Medical Center.

He was born in Petrova, Czechoslovakia on December 4, 1926, son of George and Mary Hovanec. He came to America at a very young age. He was raised and attended school in New York City.

Nick served in the US Army during World War II and was stationed in Japan. He met his wife to be Ann Guzi at a church dance in Bayonne, NJ after the war. He obtained his college degree after the war.

Nick enjoyed traveling with family and friends and went on numerous trips to Europe and visited many parts of the U.S. He also loved going on cruises. In his spare time, Nick enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid reader.

He was predeceased by his loving wife Ann, of 58 years and his brother, George. He leaves behind a loving family with whom he was very close, his son Dr. Gregory and his wife Hope, along with his two grandsons David and Robert. The family would also like to thank the neighbors of Greenbriar Woodlands for their genuine concern and supports over the years.

Visiting will be Wednesday 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. Funeral services will be Thursday 10:00am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, please arrive at the funeral home 9:00am. Entombment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park. www.sil
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 17, 2017
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