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Vincent J. Kovell

Birth
Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Death 25 Oct 2017 (aged 99–100)
Branchburg Park, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Susquehanna Depot, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 184667108 · View Source
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Branchburg- Vincent J. Kovell, 100, After being blessed with over 100 years Vincent died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Son of the late Sigismund and Veronica Kavaliauskaus, Vincent was born in Elizabeth, NJ and lived in Dunellen before moving to Branchburg in 1968.

He was a U.S. WWII Army Veteran. He served as Private First Class in the Aleutian Islands in Alaska from 1941-1943 and as a Technician T5 from 1943-1945. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star, Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and American Defense Service Medal. He is an honoree at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.

Vincent worked the Diehl Division of Singer Corp. in Elizabeth and Finderne for 34 years as an Engineering Technician. He then went to work for the N.J. Department of Transportation. Vincent was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church. He was a member of Branchburg Senior Citizens, and VFW post 2290. He was an avid fisherman, painter, bowler, handyman, and outdoor enthusiast. He was proud of his Lithuanian heritage.

He is predeceased by his son, Wayne Kovell in 2001 and sister Helen Horvath in 2010. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 61 years, Helen (Konsur) Kovell of Branchburg; daughter, Lorraine Casterline and husband Ken of Bridgewater; grandchildren, Casey, Patrick and Jessica as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Home
Bridgewater Funeral Home Inc
707 E Main St Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(732) 356-1116

Published in Courier News on Oct. 27, 2017


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  • Created by: Howard Rodgers
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184667108
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vincent J. Kovell (1917–25 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184667108, citing Lake View Cemetery, Susquehanna Depot, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Howard Rodgers (contributor 47445685) .