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Cecilia A. Rovnyak

August 28, 1936 ~ August 22, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Obituary

Struthers – A funeral service will be held on Monday August 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at  the Clemente Funeral  Home in Struthers for Cecilia A. Rovnyak,  86 who passed away Tuesday morning August 22, 2023.

Cecilia was born on August 28, 1936 in Youngstown, Ohio a daughter of Anthony and Lucy Iscuria Avolio.

She was a lifelong resident of Struthers and worked at the Kress  Five and Dime in Youngstown,  Lil Shopper Convenient Store in Struthers as store manager, Hills Department Store and worked at Austinwoods Nursing Center as the baker  for 13 years.

Cecilia was of the Catholic faith and loved to listen and dance to Polka music. She enjoyed cooking and baking for family and friends, some of her specialties were wedding soup, lasagna, kolachi, and butter balls. She was affectionately known as “Nonna” by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and known as “C” by her family and friends.

Cecilia married her high school sweetheart Paul   J. Rovnyak on July 27, 1957, and he passed away June 15, 1975.

She leaves behind her children Pamela (Edward II) DeVite of Edinburg, PA, Paul (Lori) Rovnyak of Rochelle Park NJ, Lucy (Brian) Candella of Boardman, OH and Daniel (Patty) Rovnyak of Milton, FL; one brother Anthony Avolio , one sister Rose DeSanto ; nine  grandchildren, Eddie DeVite, Ryan (Olivia) Candella, Matthew Candella, Danielle (Jared) Masse, Sabrina, Ashlee, Adria, Amber Rovnyak, Autumn (Nick)  Rovnyak-Scheib; three great-grandchildren Adaline, Garrett, Gavin; a sister-in-law Rae Avolio, and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves a good friend of many years Gary Rhamy   and a beloved pet cat Lil Tyke.

Cecilia was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son John A. Rovnyak, a brother Ralph Avolio and a good friend Bill.

Friends may call on Sunday August 27, 2023 from   4:00 to 7:00 p.m.  at the Clemente Funeral  Home in Struthers.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
August 27, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clemente Funeral Home Struthers
700 Fifth Street
Struthers, Ohio 44471

Funeral Service
Monday
August 28, 2023

10:00 AM
Clemente Funeral Home (Struthers)

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