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Charles Vincent Kovac


1927 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Charles Vincent Kovac Obituary
Charles Vincent Kovac, born December 12, 1927, in Astoria, New York, passed peacefully a day before his 89th birthday surrounded by his loving wife, Milly, and his family. "Charlie," son of Rosa and Carolus Kovac, and brother of Rose Rupnick, served in the US Navy from 1946 to '47, and graduated from Manhattan College, Class of '51. An employee of Sperry, Avian, North American Aviation, and Rockwell International, Charlie retired in 1992, an executive in marketing and general management. Charlie served as a volunteer and benefactor to St. Joseph Hospital, La Purisima Catholic Church, Lestonnac Free Clinic, Knights of Malta, and several others. Charlie was a friend to many and will be remembered for his sense of humor.
A devoted family man, Charlie is survived by his wife of 65 years and seven children: Janet (Vaughn Ball), Carol (Harry Hunold), Chuck (Katy), Frank (Heather), Mary (John O'Connor), Anne (Randy Fiorentino), and Steven (Carrie), 16 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.
A vigil will be held Monday, 12/19, at Saddleback Chapel in Tustin, 5-9 p.m., Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at La Purisima Catholic Church Tuesday, 12/20, at 10 a.m., with burial to follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Joseph Hospital Care for the Poor (http://goo.gl/Z93V8Z).
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Dec. 16 to Dec. 17, 2016
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