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Helen M. Kovacs

Helen M. Kovacs (nee Kish), 92, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Emeritus Nursing Home in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born November 12, 1921 in Jerome, Pennsylvania.

Helen was a graduate of Lorain High School and a longtime resident of Elyria. She was a member of St. Jude Church since 1951 and a member of American Legion Women's Senior Fellowship. Helen enjoyed bowling, golf, arts and crafts and being part of the Hawthorne Street Pinochle Club.

Survivors include her daughter Lorraine "Peachy" (William J.) Watters of Las Vegas, Nevada; son, Phillip (Stephanie) of Elyria; grandson, William A. (Julie) Watters of North Olmsted; granddaughter, Teresa (Joseph) Klosek of Charlotte, North Carolina; great grandchildren, Jordann, Eryn, Rylee and Oliver; and sister, Elsie Lengyel of Seattle, Washington.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Florian; and her parents, Andrew and Mary (nee Feigel).

Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 P.M., Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 A.M., Monday, March 17, 2014 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria. Fr. Frank P. Kosem will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

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