Barbara Ann (Swift) Kovacs, age 81, of Bethel, CT, died unexpectedly at Danbury Hospital on Jan. 30, after a short illness. She was the widow of Frank W. Kovacs, Sr.
She was born in Stamford, CT, October 6, 1931 daughter of the late George and Frances (Murty) Swift. She attended Stamford Schools and was a resident of Bethel since 1964. She worked for a number of years for the Bethel School System in the cafeteria, was a member of St. Patrick’s Church in Redding and was a member of the American Legion Post 100 Ladies Auxilliary. Barbara attended weekly bible studies, was interested in politics and was a lifelong democrat. She was interested in social justice and would often donate to local causes.
She is survived by her 2 sons: Frank Kovacs, Jr. and his wife Cat of Southbury, CT, Steven M. Kovacs of Bethel, CT; 3 daughters: Suzanne J. Kovacs of Bethel, Linda Kovacs and her companion Papo Cintron of Jupiter, FL, Carol Lamoureux of Danbury; and grandson: Mark Alan Lamoureux. In addition to her husband, she was pre-deceased by her son-in-law: Mark Lamoureux.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethel Volunteer Fire Dept. Ambulance Fund, 36 South St., Bethel, CT 06801.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, Redding, Saturday morning, Feb. 2, at 11:30 a.m. There are no calling hours. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.