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Olga Jean Kovalo

December 27, 1936 - July 4, 2020

Olga Jean Kovalo, 83, of McMechen, WV, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Park Health Care Center, St. Clairsville.

She was born December 27, 1936, a daughter of the late Steve and Kate (Vichich) Rubcich. Olga was a member of St. James Catholic Church of McMechen and was a former employee of Bobbie Brooks as a Payroll Officer. Olga will be remembered most for her phenomenal nut rolls, pumpkin rolls and “tipsy” fruit cakes.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her two brothers, Emil and Adolph Rubcich and her sister, Mary Melco.

Olga is survived by her loving husband, of 48 years, Fred Kovalo; one brother-in-law, Jim (Sherry) Kovalo; two sisters-in-law, Mercyne “Nickie” Rubcich and Carma Kovalo and several nieces and nephews, including, David (Cyndi) Rubcich, Mark Rubcich, Martha Rubcich, Leslie Rubcich, Tina (David) Heard, Bev (Steve) Farson, Jamie (Robert) Hammond, Joshua Kovalo and Jay Kovalo.

Family and friends will be received Friday, July 10, 2020 from 5-8 pm, at Care Funeral and Cremation Services, 1500 Second St., Moundsville. Interment will take place at Powhatan Point Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the McMechen Volunteer Fire Department, 811 Marshall St., McMechen, WV 26040, or by clicking here, or to the American Cancer Society by clicking here.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.carechapel.com.

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Date: Friday, July 10, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


CARE Funeral & Cremation Service - Moundsville

1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041

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