Dorothy F. Kovalick, 86, of Clearfield died on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College.
She was born on May 9, 1936 in Woodland RD, a daughter of the late Jacob M. and Edna Graham Kline Wisor.
Mrs. Kovalick was employed at JoAnn Fabrics for six years, retiring in 1996 and had also worked for Leitzinger's for eight years.
She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield and the Rosary and Altar Society. She will be remembered as a loving grandmother and great grandmother, as she cherished spending time with her family.
She is survived by three children, Kenneth J. Kovalick Jr. and wife Lisa of LeContes Mills, Sandra Lingle and husband Ronald of Clearfield, and Susan Dinsmore and husband James of Cogan Station; seven grandchildren, Kylie Rowles and husband Randy, Alyson Gross and husband Andrew, Chelsea Arthur and husband Matthew, Sarah Kovalick and husband James Spencer, Lucy Ogden and husband Michael, Ian Dinsmore and Joseph Dinsmore; seven great grandchildren, Bennett, Paxton, Kashdon, Jaxson, Claire, Quinley, and Beau; a sister, Edna Gray; a half sister, Phyllis Jean Hatcher and husband Edward; a sister-in-law, Donna Kovalick Smith; and her beloved cat, Samson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth J. Kovalick on January 10, 2022 and whom she wed September 3, 1955 in Frenchville. She was also preceded in death by daughter, Karen Ann Kovalick; a grandson, Gabriel Dinsmore; a brother, Donald Kline; a step brother, Howard Wisor; a half sister, Charlotte Smith; and four step sisters, Ada Lumadue, Betty Lansberry, Margaret Kline, and Barbara Rabik.
Mass of Christian Burial will be said at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield on Wednesday at 2 PM with Fr. Robert Horgas as celebrant. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Clearfield.
Friends will be received at the Beardsley Funeral Home and Crematory, Clearfield on Wednesday at 12 PM - 1:30 PM.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Francis Educational Endowment Fund 212 South Front Street, Clearfield, PA 16830; of the American Cancer Society 108R North Second St., Suite 1B, Clearfield, PA 16830; or the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Avenue, Suite D, Altoona, PA 16601.