WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Barbara Kovalik, 85, passed away Sunday morning, February 26, 2023 at St. Joseph Medical Center.

Barb was born on July 23, 1937 in Warren, Ohio, a daughter of Michael and Maria Chizmar.

She was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School and became a proud homemaker for her family.

She enjoyed making crafts, knitting and crocheting.

She will be deeply missed by her children, Frank (Elizabeth) Kovalik, Barbara (Joseph) Flask and Mary (Kenneth) Bryant; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank D. Kovalik, whom she married on September 17, 1955 and who passed away December 3, 1990; her son, Michael Kovalik; sisters, Betty, Ann, Sister Mary Michael and Helen and brothers, John and Al.

Family and friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel located at 180 Garfield Drive NE in Warren with a funeral service to follow at 12:00 p.m.

Barbara’s family would like to thank Windsor House in Champion and St. Joseph Medical Staff for their care and compassion.

Family and friends may send their heartfelt condolences by visiting www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

To send flowers to the family of Barbara , please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Tuesday, February 28 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.