Sophie (Nikolich) Kovacs, 87, of Mt Lebanon, formerly of Duquesne, Passed away Peacefully in Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Mt Lebanon, August 28, 2017. Born in McKeesport, March 30, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Alec and Anna Grantz Nikolich. Mrs. Kovacs was a member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, McKeesport. the Holy Trinity Kolo of Duquesne, and the Order of the Eastern Star, Duquesne Chapter. She was also a retired employee of Penn - Taft Pharmacy, West Mifflin. She was the beloved wife of the late Zoltan E. Kovacs. She is survived by two loving daughters, Alexis (Bill) Nestor and Monica (Tom Morgan) Kovacs; four grandchildren, Dan (Tracy) Ford, William Ford, Julian Horta Kovacs and Christian Horta Kovacs; three great grandchildren, Rowan, Ripley and Ryan Ford; and nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathi Kovacs.
Friends and family will be received on Thursday, August 31, 2017, from 2-4 and 6-9 P.M. in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home Inc., Richford & Commonwealth Ave., Duquesne. Funeral Services will be conducted in the Memorial Home on Friday. September 1, 2017 at 10 A.M. with Rev. Stevan Rocknage celebrant. Burial will follow in McKeesport Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport. In Lieu of flowers the family wishes for contributions be made to Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 50 Moffet St., Pittsburgh, PA. 15243.
Originally published August 30, 2017.