John S. Kovaka

John S. Kovaka, age 73, U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran, beloved husband of Margaret 'Peggy' (nee Schneider); loving father of Stephen, Brian, John 'J.R.' (Heather), Stephanie (Jay) McMahon; proud grandpa of Brian, Aidan, Sophia, Gabrielle, Gavin, Hailey, Madison, Abigail, Liam and Claire; dear brother-in-law of Helen (Gary Price) Schneider and Mary Ann (Pat) Foy; devoted uncle, friend and coach to many. In lieu of flowers, donations to Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, 4400 95th St. Oak Lawn, IL 60453, would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 3-9 P.M. Funeral Thursday 9:00 A.M. from Lawn Funeral Home, 7732 W. 159th St. Orland Park to Our Lady of the Ridge Church Mass 10:00 A.M. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Funeral info 708-429-3200.

3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Wednesday December 19, 2018
Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
7732 W. 159th St.
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)

10:00 A.M. on Thursday December 20, 2018
Our Lady of the Ridge
10811 S. Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415 (Map/Directions)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421 (Map/Directions)