Michael N. Kovalyak, age 80 of Clairton, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020. Born February 28, 1940 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late John and Mary Kovalyak. US Army Veteran and Reservist, Michael Mike worked in supermarkets all his life, starting in Clairton at the former A & P and then retiring from Bartolotta’s as an assistant manager in their Glassport and Duquesne stores. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers George, Paul,. and Dr. John Kovalyak. Michael is survived by his siblings Betty Trepanowski of White Oak, Mary Zaken of Elizabeth, Ann Chargo of St. Petersburg, FL, Joseph Kovalyak of Palm Coast, FL, and James Kovalyak of Easley, SC; and also several nieces and nephews.
A graveside Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11 AM at the Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Cemetery officiated by Fr. Ivan Mina. Memorial contributions can be made to the Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, 318 Park Avenue Clairton, PA 15025. Arrangements in the charge of the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published August 23, 2020.