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Martha D. (Kovach) Gadish

July 23, 1937 ~ May 30, 2020 (age 82)

Obituary

Martha D. (Kovach) Gadish, age 82, formally of Allison #2, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Generations Elder Care, Uniontown, PA. She was born on July 23, 1937 in Smithton, PA. She was a member of St. Francis Assisi Parish on Footedale, PA. Martha loved to cook and bake for everyone, especially her grandchildren. She was famous for her cabbage rolls and tons of goodies. Martha worked at Jerry's Catering Service for over 40 years. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Edward Gadish and wife Robin of Merrittstown, PA. Also left to admire Martha's memory are her grandchildren, Jason Gadish and wife Tara, Lauren Donkers and husband Justin; four great grandchildren, Gavin and Landon Gadish, Conner and Owen Donkers; sisters, Dorothy Kirk, Elizabeth Alworth, Josephine Voytek, Stella Carpenter, Mary Czura, Helen Fialko and Patricia Samol; and many nieces and nephews. Martha was preceded in death by her loving husband of 46 years, Edward Gadish; her parents, John and Rose (Coltus) Kovach; sisters, Rose Gadish and Anna Gall; brothers, David, John, Albert and Alex. Martha's family would like to extend their gratitude to Ada Kovach, Pat, and a special sister-in-law, Masie Kovach for their kindness and care giving above and beyond while at Generations. Also to all the girls (Staff) who called her aunt Martha or Grandma. They tended to her daily needs. Martha suffered from Alzheimer's. Friends will be received in the Dearth Funeral Home, 35 South Mill St. New Salem, PA on Monday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM and Tuesday until 11:00AM when a Blessing Service will be held with the Rev. Fr. William Berkey officiating. Interment Lafayette Memorial Park.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 1, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Visitation
Monday
June 1, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Blessing Service
Tuesday
June 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

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