Louis “Lou” Kovacicek, 64 of Washington died Saturday-September 17, 2016 in his home. He was born April 20, 1952 in Washington the son of the late Joseph & Sarah Thomas Kovacicek. Mr. Kovacicek served with the Pennsylvania United States Army National Guard from 1971 until 1977. He owned and operated along with his family, Mr. Kovy’s Pizza & Hoagie Shop in Washington for many years. He also owned and operated along with his son, Kovacicek Construction LLC. Mr. Kovacicek attended St. Hilary Grade School and was a 1970 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School. He was a member of the Arms Club and the United Mine Workers. He loved spending time with his family especially watching sporting events that his grandkids participated in and family vacations with his family in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina & Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
On July 27, 1973 he married Bertha P. Earnest Kovacicek who survives. Also surviving is a son; Louis S. (Kelly) Kovacicek of Washington and a daughter; Brenda Kovacicek of Washington, two sisters; Rose Ann (Harvey) Wolf of Washington & Patricia Ann Myers of Pittsburgh, two grandchildren; Cassidy Kovacicek & Kolton Kovacicek. Several nieces & nephews also survive.
Mr. Kovacicek was preceded in death by a brother; Joseph Kovacicek, a sister; Elizabeth Haskey and a nephew; Ryan Kovacicek.
Friends will be received on Monday-September 19, 2016 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday-September 20, 2016 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A prayer service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday- September 21, 2016 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church with Father Don Chortos as celebrant. Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray. Full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post #175 and the United States Army. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com