William A. Kovacs
William A. Kovacs

December 8, 1936 - March 31, 2019
Born in Perth Amboy, NJ
Resided in Colonia, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


William A. Kovacs, 82, of Colonia, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Thursday, April 4 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm. The Funeral will begin on Friday at the Funeral Home at 10 am, thence to St. John Vianney RC Church, Colonia, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.

Mr. Kovacs was born in Perth Amboy to William and Mae (Kluj) Kovacs. He was raised in Fords and moved to Colonia 57 years ago. He proudly served his country in the National Guard.

Mr. Kovacs was a Teacher and was employed by the Township of Woodbridge for 40 years, retiring in 1998. He was the Head of the Driver Education Department. He also coached football and wrestling. He was elected into the Woodbridge Township Sport Hall Fame. He was an avid Yankees and Giants fan. Most important to him was the time he shared with his 4 grandchildren.

Mr. Kovacs was predeceased by his beloved wife Beverly (Bazsa) Kovacs and nephew Dr. Robert J. Kovacs, Jr. He is survived by his devoted children, Dr. William J. Kovacs and his wife Robin and Kim Franks and her husband John; cherished grandchildren, Courtney, Billy, Amber and Brianna; brother Dr. Robert J. Kovacs and his wife Patricia; brother-in-law Gregory Bazsa; nephew Mark Kovacs, niece Cara Fairbanks and their families and his loving caretaker Alla Loktionova.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, April 4, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, April 4, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John Vianney RC Church
420 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Friday, April 5, 2019
11:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Friday, April 5, 2019
12:00 PM


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Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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