Obituary for Teresa Kovatch (1928-2020)
Teresa Kovatch, age 92, formerly of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Regina Community Nursing Center in Norristown. Born in Ischia, Naples, Italy, Teresa was the daughter of the late Pasquale DiCostanzo and the late Maria Rosa Florio DiCostanzo, the devoted wife of the late Edward Kovatch , the beloved sister of Raffaela, Maria, Giovanni, Ernesto and Benedetto, and the cherished aunt of Pasquale, Pasquale, Giuseppe, Francesco, Ciro, Joseph, Maria Rosa, Maria Roso, Anna, Raffaela, Antonella, Restituta, Nora, Benedetta and Giovanna.
Mrs. Kovatch moved to the U.S.A. in 1969, staying with her sister Maria and working the assembly line at Sure Fit. She married Edward in 1971, and moved to 508 Bush Street in Bridgeport, PA, where she lived for the next 47 years. She loved cooking, needlepoint and basket weaving. The last year and a half she spent at Regina Community Nursing Center, the tough little Italian lady survived ovarian cancer 5 years ago and survived corona virus. She was loved by all of her family, may she rest in peace!
A private Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Teresa at Sacred Heart Church followed by interment with her husband in St. Augustine Cemetery. Arrangements are by The Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral Home, Swedesburg, Upper Merion Twp., PA, 610-275-6385, Keith J. Murphy, F.D., www.gutkowskifuneralhome.com
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