Jeanne Marie Sovesky


Jeanne Marie Sovesky, 67, of Hermitage, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Tuesday evening, April 16, 2019, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Mrs. Sovesky was born Aug. 28, 1951, in Sharon, a daughter of the late William and Agnes (Pollet) Walsh.
She attended St. Joseph's Parochial Grade School in Sharon and was a 1970 graduate of Sharpsville High School, where she was a majorette. Jeanne continued her education at the Mercer County Career Center, Mercer, earning her certification as a licensed practical nurse.
She was employed by the former McDowell's Market, Sharpsville, as well as Giant Eagle and Curves Fitness Center, both in Hermitage. Jeanne also worked as an LPN at Sharon Regional Medical Center and the Belmont Foot Clinic, Youngstown.
Jeanne was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Sharon.
Always active in the community, she was the first woman president of the Sharon Little League, PTO president at St. Joseph School and Cub Scout leader and den mother of Pack 1 at St. Joseph Church, all of Sharon. She was also a member of both the Sharon High School Band and Sharon Varsity Football booster clubs. Jeanne enjoyed making floral arrangements for friends and family.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, David Sovesky, whom she married on May 1, 1971; two sons, Matthew Sovesky, of Canton, Md., and David Sovesky Jr., of Bathurst, Australia; a granddaughter, Ana, of Bathurst; a sister, Marge Ryan and her husband, Phil, of Sharpsville; a brother, James Walsh and his wife, Shirley, of Hermitage; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Jeanne was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Richard Walsh.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Club Pet Adoption, 20 Schaller Road, Transfer, PA 16154.

Jeanne Marie, 67, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: None. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Service: Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday (4-22-19) in St. Stanislaus Cemetery Chapel, Mercer Avenue, Hermitage, with the Rev. Matthew Ruyechan, officiating.
Interment: St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Hermitage.
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Published on April 18, 2019
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4 posts

John Setterberg
Apr 21, 2019
Sorry to hear about Jeanne been praying for you and your family.
Kim Hurl Kuharik
Apr 19, 2019
So sorry for your loss David and your family. Jeanne was a special classmate. She always had a smile on her face, and a nice word for everyone.
Patty Cardwell
Apr 19, 2019
I am so very sorry to hear about Jeanne's passing. I remember her sending homemade chicken noodle soup with Dave to work for me when I had a cold. It was delicious! She was a great person. My sincere sympathy to all her family.
P. I. & I. Motor Express, Inc.
Apr 19, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to Dave, David, Matthew & all of Jeanne's family. We are Sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you at this difficult time.

Your P. I. & I. Motor Express, Inc. Family