Michael F. Kovacevic, age 69 of Beaver Falls and formerly of Glassport, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 in UPMC Passavant. Born February 4, 1952 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Edna (Pehl) Kovacevic. A graduate of Geneva College with a bachelor's degree in biology and recipient of an associate's degree in industrial engineering, Michael worked as an industrial engineering manager, plant manager, and consultant with Babcock and Wilcox in Beaver Falls, Keystone Windows in New Castle, and others. He was a member of St. Stephen's Anglican Church of Sewickley and a former president and vice president of the local chapter of the AIIE. In his spare time, Michael was an avid reader, especially history and sci-fi, a fisherman, and an outdoor lover. Most of all though, he was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Michael is survived by his wife of 47 years Pamela Kovacevic; his children Col. Michael (Joy) Kovacevic of Ft. Myer, VA and Rachel (Todd) Balog of Honolulu, HI; and his grandchildren Michael and Nathan Kovacevic and Kaitlin, Kierstin, Kenzie, and Paul Balog.
Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 4 PM to 8 PM. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 12 Noon with procession and burial to follow to McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Michael's name should be made to either the Officers' Christian Fellowship, 3784 S. Inca St., Englewood, CO 80110 or the Mario Lemieux Foundation, 2 Chatham Ctr., 112 Washington Pl., Ste. 1661, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published September 05, 2021.