Lena M. Kovacich, 90

July 25, 2009

FEB. 13, 1919-JULY 24, 2009

STATE LINE, Pa. - Lena Margaret (Moats) Kovacich, 90, of State Line, Pa., went to see her Savior, Jesus, on Friday, July 24, 2009.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a devoted wife for 53 years to her husband, James E. Kovacich, who preceded her in death in 1999.

Born Feb. 13, 1919, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Lola K. (Showe) and Carl E. Moats.

For over 50 years, she lived on North Mulberry Street in Hagerstown, where she was known as a kind and good neighbor.


Her faith in God and the saving grace of Jesus gave her strength through her lifetime. She was a member of First Brethren Church in Hagerstown for 60 years. She was most recently a member of Grace Bible Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Dixie L. Smith of Waynesboro, Pa., and Dee Harne and husband Greg of State Line, Pa.; sister, Dorothy Stottlemyer and husband Kenneth; brother, Carl E. Moats; grandchildren, Stacie and Steve Catherman, Karen and Terry Lowery, and Jeff and Heather Harne; four great-grandchildren, James and Amy Lowery, and Tyler and Jenna Harne; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Iseminger and Carlton Lee Moats; and two brothers, Preston and William Moats.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 27, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with Pastor Herman Fisler officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends and family will be received on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Lena's name to Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.

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