Anthony Kovacevich, 84, passed away peacefully on January 18th, 2023 at his home surrounded by family. Born in Michigan to the late Anton and Mary (Née: Tafra) Kovacevich, Sr.
Anthony is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Patricia (Née: Deppe). Cherished grandfather to Ashley (Michael Lang) Ortiz. Proud great grandfather to Garrett and Gavin. Wonderful uncle to many nieces and nephews too many to name.
Anthony worked for US Steel South Works for 33 years and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District for 27 years. Anthony was so very loved by all who knew him. His generous spirit and caring soul will be missed by all.
Anthony is preceded in death by his daughter Kimberly Kovacevich; grandson Lawrence Ortiz; brothers, John (Eve) Kovacevich, Emil Kovacevich, Joseph Kovacevich I, Joseph (Lorraine) Kovacevich II; sisters, Diana Kovacevich, Anne (Edward) Kerkowski, Matilda “Toots” (Edmond) Roche, Genevieve (Papie) Benson.
Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood. (708) 824-9000 or www.becvarfuneralhome.com