NOTE: Wanda Vovak is Daniel Vovak's grandmother, the editor of Montgomery County Daily.
Wanda Irene Vovak (nee Dytko) age 85, of Lorain County, Ohio, died on April 5, 2011 at Towne Center, Avon Lake, following a 5-year illness.
She was born on January 5, 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio, and had lived in Lorain County since 1956. Wanda graduated high school in Cleveland. She was employed in the cafeteria dept. of ARA Food Service, retiring in 1988.
She was a member of the New Apostolic Church, Lorain. Her late husband was the minister of the church and she helped him with the Pastoral Care of the members of the church. She was also a member of the choir, was the Sunday school teacher, and enjoyed reading the bible and devotion articles. Wanda also helped with the flower beds at the church. She always enjoyed spending time with her 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
She is survived by her only son: Ronald H. Vovak and daughter in-law: Lee Ann (nee Hale) Vovak, of Lorain, grandchildren: Daniel, David, Stephen, Christopher and Timothy, and great grandchildren: Jacob, Katelyn, Timothy, and Samuel.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years: Rev. Henry Vovak, in 1992, parents: Mathias and Magdalen (nee Tomon) Vovak, and siblings: Stella Griffin, Jean Stanis, Nellie Nass and Joseph Dytko.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m. at the New Apostolic Church, 3929 Leavitt Road, Lorain. Rev. Jeffrey Sandrock and Rev. Adam Welch, will officiate.
The Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain is handling the arrangements. To send online condolences, go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.