Carmella Margaret Kovac
Memorial services for Carmella Kovac age 95 will be at 10:00 a.m.
on December 5, 2019 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Woodward
Oklahoma. Interment will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery .
Carmella Margaret Kovac was born on July 6, 1924 in Cleveland, Ohio to Vincent and Josephine (Galati) Trusso. She passed away peacefully after a brief illness on November 22, 2019 at home.

Carmella was raised in Cleveland, Ohio along with her 10 siblings. She had many stories to tell about her life growing up with her brothers and sisters. Carmella met her husband Frank in Cleveland.
After his service in the Navy they were united in marriage and spent their first couple of years in Oak Grove , Louisiana where their son John was born. They later returned to Cleveland, where their other son James, and daughters Claudia and Toni were born.

Carmella worked as a restaurant manager and an apartment manager before retiring to Woodward, Ok. Her favorite past time was quilting, solving word search puzzles and going to the casino. When asked what she wanted for breakfast she would respond "the all American Breakfast" diet coke and toast. She would say it was her diet coke and chocolate candy that kept her going so long.

Carmella is survived by her daughter Claudia West and husband Bill of Woodward Ok. her daughter Anntoinette Shoemaker and husband Jessie of Ft. Wayne In. one sister Anntoinette Trusso of Cincinnati Ohio 14 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren including special great grand daughters Lynsey West and Natalie Shoemanker many
nieces, nephews, and friends.

Carmella is preceeded in death by her parents, her sisters Nikolina Daria, Angelina Kramer, Mary Trusso, Gracie Funari, Rose Lynn, and Jennette Henderson. Her brothers Joey Trusso, James Trusso and Frank Trusso. Her husband Frank Kovac and sons John Kovac and James Kovac.
Published on November 27, 2019


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Dec 04, 2019
I am not able to attend the funeral, but I do wish to convey my condolences to Bill and Claudia.
Love, Jessica, John and James Adrian
Dec 04, 2019
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