Nicholas Kovalchick
FUNERAL HOME
Pucedo Funeral Home
1905 Watson Boulevard
Endicott, NY
Nicholas Kovalchick, 91, of Endicott, passed away Friday November 26, 2021, at his home after spending the Thanksgiving Holiday surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his son, Averill Kovalchick. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Shirley (Wilson) Kovalchick; five children, Natasha Laflin, Brian Kovalchick (Barbara), Roger Kovalchick, Norman Kovalchick, Sarann Caresse (Ed); his daughter-in-law, Sandi Kovalchick; two granddaughters, Heather Herche and Julia Caresse; also several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was born in Sagamore, Pennsylvania and served in the US Navy, aboard the USS Picking: DD-685 during the Korean War. Following his military service he graduated from Penn State University. He retired from IBM Owego as a Senior Engineer after 30 plus years of service. After retiring from IBM he founded Team Solutions, Inc. of Endicott. He was a devoted member of Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Endicott and an avid gardener.

Funeral services will be held Thursday December 2, 2021, at 1:00 PM at the Leon Pucedo Funeral Home, Inc. 1905 Watson Blvd. Endicott, NY with the Rev. Peter Tomas, officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends at the Pucedo Funeral Home on Thursday from 11:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory to Sts. Peter and Paul Church c/o Holy Spirit Byzntine Catholic Church 360 Clinton St. Binghamton, NY 13905.

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I am sorry for your loss. I didn't know Nick but I have the book he published. I am 87 and attended the same school in the Navy that he did at the Great Lakes Training Center shortly after him in the early 50s. I was very impressed at his recollections. I lived in Johnson City at that time. Now I live in Apalachin and Florida. I hate to say it but I was going to phone him but put it off. I am very sorry I didn't call. I was told about him by my dental cleaning lady at Dr Morrison's. He was obviously a very nice and smart man. He will be greatly missed.
Victor Pratt
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December 4, 2021
Dear Family, I am sorry I will not see you through these hard times, but please know I love each of you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Uncle Nick was a wonderful person. Such ashamed more of us could not be more like him. Sending Love.
Pat Smith Kovalchick
Family
November 29, 2021
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