Obituaries

Peter J. Bova, Sr.

Peter J. Bova, Sr., 73, of Warren, PA. died Wednesday morning, August 7, 2013 at Warren Manor. He was born in Warren, Pa. on September 30, 1939 to the late August and Martha Reilly Bova. Pete resided most of his entire life in Warren and was a 1957 graduate of Warren High School. He was a self-employed barber for 40 years and a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. He was an avid fisherman and golfer. He is survived by his 5 Children – Casey Bova Casell and husband, Jess of Jamestown, N.Y., Kerry Buchanan and husband Richard, Peter Bova, Jr. and companion, Jen Adams, Jane Highhouse and husband, Jim, Elizabeth “Bib” Lasecki and husband, Kevin all of Warren, PA., 2 Sisters – Barbara Kerr of Tecumeh, MI., Sally Marino and husband, Anthony of Warren, PA., 11 Grandchildren, 3 Step Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death b 1 Brother – Paul Bova who died December 25, 2004, 1 Sister – Elaine Salerno A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. with Fr. John Neff, Pastor of St. Luke’s R.C. Church, Youngsville, officiating. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365, Warren Public Library Association, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA. 16365, St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund or a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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2 Responses to Peter J. Bova, Sr.

  1. Paula Miller says:

    So sorry for your loss Patti and family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Denny Bonavita says:

    Ah, Pete. We went back a LONG way. I was one of the neighborhood kids who got free haircuts while Pete and Paul were practicing, learning to be barbers. Then when he had his shop downtown, we used to sneak out of the old Warren High School and go down to his shop to read comic books and smoke cigarettes before sneaking back in. As adults, our paths crossed infrequently, but I was always happier for having run into him again.
    Pete made life better for a lot of people, just by being Pete.
    My condolences.

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