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Raymond G. Kotvas

1937 - 2021



Raymond G. “George” Kotvas, 84, of West Leechburg, PA, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights.

A son of the late Steve Kotvas and Helen Elizabeth (Orzechowski) Kotvas, he was born May 4, 1937, in West Leechburg.

Raymond had been a brick mason for 10 years prior to being employed as a pipefitter by Allegheny Ludlum Steel for 40 years.  He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army.  Raymond was a member of the American Legion Post #868 in Lower Burrell, the International Union of America #27 PA, the Eagles Lodge in Kittanning, and the former St. Martha Roman Catholic Church in Leechburg.  He enjoyed watching the stock market and making investments.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Joyce A. (Raney) Kotvas of West Leechburg; a son, George D. Kotvas (Julie) of Canonsburg; a granddaughter, Jordan Lucy Kotvas; three brothers, Martin S. Kotvas (Donna Jean) of Sigel, Leonard J. Kotvas (Diane) of West Leechburg, John W. Kotvas (Sandra) of Allegheny Township; a sister, Patricia Ann Tenerowicz (Henry) of Butler; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are private and have been entrusted to the Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051).   Private interment will be made at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in West Leechburg at the convenience of the family.

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Nat and Cindy Raney

July 9, 2021 4:31 PM

Dear Aunt Joyce,
We are very sad for your loss and we hope that you are doing well. May the joy of your loving memories sustain you through these difficult times. Thinking of you!
Nat and Cindy Raney

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Kay Burke

June 28, 2021 10:22 AM

To my dear friend and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. When I visited the house he always said something that made me laugh. When Joyce was in the hospital and I would take him to see her the things he would say were so funny. When I would tell Joyce about the conversation she would say I told you. She and I would laugh until we would cry. He was a great provider, kind friend to me and a good man. He will be missed. Love and hugs to the family.

Mike and Christa Fouse

June 26, 2021 1:10 PM

Our deepest sympathy to the Kotvas family for your loss. ❤️Mike and Christa Fouse

Denise & Marino Ravotta

June 25, 2021 9:22 PM

Joyce and family, our deepest sympathy. He is at peace. Hugs to all.

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June 25, 2021 2:58 PM
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