Welcome to the memorial page for

John Cornel Kovach

January 31, 1949 ~ May 7, 2017 (age 68)

John Cornel Kovach, 68 of Tempe, AZ, formerly of South Bend, passed away at 9:32am Sunday, May 7, 2017 in The Sherman Home, Phoenix, AZ.


John was born on January 31, 1949 in Lafayette, IN to Cornel and Jean (Myers) Kovach. He was employed as an engineer in the aerospace industry, working for Boeing, McDonald-Douglas and NASA.


Surviving are a daughter Christiana Kovach of Tempe, AZ, his father Cornel Kovach of Dayton, OH, his mother Jean Bordner of Osceola, and a brother Philip Kovach of El Segundo, California.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Our Lady of Hungary Church.  Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.  Family and friends may call from 4-8 Monday in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family for the education of Christiana Kovach.  To leave an online condolence, visit our website www.zahoran.com or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home. 

 Service Information

May 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Mass of Christian Burial
May 16, 2017

10:00 AM
Our Lady Of Hungary
829 W Calvert Street
South Bend, IN 46613

May 16, 2017

11:30 PM
Highland Cemetery
2257 Portage
South Bend, IN 46616

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