Cynthia Ann Garovich, 70

NEW MIDDLETOWN – Cynthia Ann Garovich, 70, passed away Nov. 22, at her home.
Cynthia was born July 28, 1937 in Youngstown, the daughter of Louis and Hazel (Gavin) Houser.
 She was a graduate of St. Patrick’s and Ursuline High School. She worked for Gordon Brothers for 25 years as a service manager. She also worked at Byzantine Catholic Central and St. Ann’s School as a school secretary. She also worked at GMAC.
Cynthia was a member of St. Patrick’s Church. She was a kind, generous, caring person who always tried to make the world a better place. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she loved her grandkids and they lover her back. She was an avid animal lover and an avid book reader, as are her family.
She was married to Joseph S. Garovich Aug. 11, 1962. He passed away July 23, 2003. Joseph was a loving and devoted husband.
Cynthia is survived by two daughters, Lori (Alan) Garovich-Szabo of Columbiana and Audrey “Re Re” Garovich-Hanley of Hubbard; and four grandchildren, Noah, Jonah, Bridget and Zachary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; a brother, Louis Houser; and a sister, Audrey Houser.
Calling hours will be today from 3 to 6 p.m. at the McVean, Hughes & McClurkin Funeral Home, 711 Wick Ave. in Youngstown.
A funeral Mass will be Monday at noon at St. Patrick’s Church in Youngstown. There will be prayers at the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. Monday prior to the church mass.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Forum Health in her name.



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