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Carol (Porada) Chovan

May 18, 1944 — June 12, 2019

Carol Porada Chovan, 75, of Belle Vernon, Rostraver Twp., passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Arden Courts, Jefferson Hills.   Born May 18, 1944 in Cleveland, OH she was the daughter of the late Sophia Maley Porada.  A resident of Rostraver Twp. for the past 50 years, Mrs. Chovan was a member of Church of St. Anne, Rostraver Twp., belonged to the Christian Mothers along with other church committees and was active with Meals on Wheels.  Carol was retired from Charleroi Federal Bank, where she worked as a Customer Service Agent.

She is survived by two daughters & son in law Jackie & Tony Rossi of New Salem, Theresa Chovan of Austin, Texas, son & daughter in law Chris & Michele Chovan of North Belle Vernon; four grandchildren Sarah Rossi, Hannah Rossi, Alex Chovan, Jack Chovan; brother John Porada of Ohio and three sisters Geri Gavlak of Ohio, Mary Ellen Huffman of Ohio and Nancy Porada of South Carolina.  She is preceded in death by her husband Louis J. Chovan (7/20/2011).

Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183.

Prayers of Transfer will be held Saturday at 9:15 am in the funeral home followed by funeral mass at 10:00 am at Church of St. Anne with the Rev. Vincent J. Gigliotti Pastor as celebrant.  Interment will take place in West Newton Cemetery.  Members of the Christian Mother's from the Church of St. Anne will conduct a prayer service Friday at 3:45 pm in the funeral home.  Condolences accepted at the funeral home’s website,

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Friday, June 14, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations - Belle Vernon

626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA 15012

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