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Mary Ann (Schlosser) Chovan

May 16, 1937 ~ December 8, 2021 (age 84)

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Warren – Mary Ann (Schlosser) Chovan, 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Cortland Health Care.

            Mary Ann was born May 16, 1937, in Youngstown, Ohio the daughter of Steve Jr. and Anna E. Bednar Schlosser.

            She attended Youngstown Sacred Heart School and graduated in 1955 from East High School.

Mary Ann married her husband, William J. Chovan, Sr. on June 16, 1962. Her husband, William J. passed away on March 27, 2001. Mary Ann and her husband moved from Washington, D.C. to Warren, Ohio in January 1966.

Mary Ann worked for the Youngstown Credit Bureau in Youngstown as a reporter. She retired from Macalis Giant Eagle in Warren Plaza as a cashier on January 11, 1997. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. She enjoyed playing with the grandchildren and great grandchildren, baking, cooking and collecting coupons. She belonged to the Ladies Slovak Branch -S202.

Mary Ann is survived by two daughters, Karen L. Ronga of Streetsboro, OH, Deborah A. Chovan, whom she made her home with, three sons, William J. JR. (Christine) Chovan of Reynoldsburg, OH, Stephen J. (Cynthia) Chovan of Lewis Center, OH, and Andrew M. (Paula) Chovan of McDonald, OH, a granddaughter Allison Paige Chovan, step granddaughters Hevynn Carson and Hannah Carson, grandsons Brandon (Kelli) Chovan, Jacob (Kayla) Chovan, Michael W. Ronga, Mark Chovan, Nickolaus Chovan, Ian Chovan, great grandsons, Chase McCoy Chovan, Carter Michael Chovan, William James Chovan, and Levi Nail, a great granddaughter on the way, Quinnley Olson, a brother George Schlosser, a sister-in-law Mary Ann (Herb) Mancini, and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband William J. Chovan Sr., infant daughter Cheryl Ann Chovan, a sister Anna Schlosser, a brother Steve Schlosser, a sister Dorothy Hritz a brother-in-law Terrance Hritz, a sister-in-law Evelyn Schlosser, and grandparents.

Family and friends may pay their respects to Mary Ann from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, December 13, 2021 and Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church with Fr. Christopher Cicero officiating.

Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mary Ann’s name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

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December 13, 2021

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483

December 14, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483

Funeral Service
December 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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