Nicholas (Nick) Chris Kovich
April 10, 1958 ~ October 24, 2013
Mr. Nicholas (Nick) Chris Kovich of Cranbrook, BC passed away suddenly at his home on October 24, 2013, age 55.
Nick was born on April 10, 1958 in Trail, BC to Andriya and Sylvia Kovich and spent his childhood years in Remac, BC. In 1968, the Kovich family relocated to Creston, BC, living on 9th Avenue South. Nick graduated in 1977 from PCSS and worked in a variety of retail positions until he moved to Vancouver. In 1986, he married Brenda Silverman of Vancouver. Shortly thereafter, Nick and Brenda relocated to Cranbrook where he worked for Coast Inspections Ltd. Nick was a very successful businessman, later developing and operating his own company Shadow Inspections Services Ltd. up until his death. In his leisure time, Nick was passionate about Harley Davidson motorcycles and fishing.
Nick was predeceased by his father Andriya in 1979 and his mother Sylvia in 2004.
He leaves to mourn his passing his loving daughters Brittany and Rhianne and their mother Brenda, all of Cranbrook; his close companion Jen; his siblings Henry of Lethbridge, AB, Persa of Whitecourt, AB, Andy of Kamloops, BC and John of Lacombe, AB; his nieces and nephews Ashley, Emily, Tyler, Andy Jr., Shayne, Robert and Jesse.
Cremation has taken place.
A Memorial Service was held on November 1, 2013 at McPherson Funeral Home in Cranbrook and was well attended by many of Nick’s friends and family.
Nick’s ashes will be placed beside his father Andriya at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Creston at a later date.
Nick left us too early -he will be loved and missed by many.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the SPCA can be made in Nick’s memory.