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Terence L. Graft, Funeral Director | James E. Jacquillard, Supervisor
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Emma Jean (Gerbin) Kovacs

May 1, 1932 ~ May 15, 2017 (age 85)

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Emma Jean (Gerbin) Kovacs, 85 of Scottdale, passed away, Monday, May 15, 2017 at Easy Living Estates, New Stanton.  Mrs. Kovacs was born May 1, 1932 in Monessen a daughter of the late Nicholas and Katherine (Barbir) Gerbin. 

Emma was a 1951 graduate of Monessen High School and a 1953 graduate of California Teachers College.  She taught first grade in the Monessen and Connellsville school districts and was also a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alex E. Kovacs and a sister Mary Steele. 

She is survived by her loving family, a son, James Kovacs and his wife Kimberly (Shotts); her grandson Samuel J. Kovacs; brothers, Paul Nick Gerbin and Leonard Gerbin; sisters, Barbara Gerbin Costello and Kay Gerbin Ferris.  Additionally, she is survived by a sister in law, Dolores Kovacs Sebastian and  her husband Carmine, as well as, several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREAMTION SERVICES, INC. 303 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, where prayers of transfer will be said on Friday at 9:15 am followed by Emma Jean’s funeral Mass at 10 am in St. Pius X Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard J. Kosisko as celebrant.  A Parish Wake service will be held on Thursday at 3 pm in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Visitation Church Cemetery.  Messages of sympathy for the family may be offered at www.gjfuneral.com


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
May 18, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Graft-Jacquillard Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.
303 Pittsburgh St
Scottdale, PA 15683

Visitation
Thursday
May 18, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Graft-Jacquillard Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.
303 Pittsburgh St
Scottdale, PA 15683

Prayer Service
Friday
May 19, 2017

9:15 AM
Graft-Jacquillard Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.
303 Pittsburgh St
Scottdale, PA 15683

Funeral Mass
Friday
May 19, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Pius X Catholic Church
Silver & Summit Streets
Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666


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