Louis Stephen Bukovitz, age 75 of Perryopolis and formerly of Hopwood, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 in the Bethlehem Home in Ligonier. He was born April 2, 1945 in Uniontown, PA, son of Louis Albert Bukovitz and Catherine Perelli Bukovitz Snow. In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by his son, David Bukovitz.
Steve was a graduate of South Union High School with the class of 1963. He has a degree in education and business administration from Waynesburg University and holds a Master’s degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh. Steve taught business in the Frazier School District for thirty-two years and then at Laurel Business Institute before his retirement.
He was a member of Fairchance Sons of Italy Lodge #497, the Pennsylvania Retired Teachers Association and the Fayette County Retired Teachers Association.
Left to cherish Steve’s memory are his loving wife of forty-four years, Adena Barnes Bukovitz; two daughters, Holly Keller and husband Ben of Mooresville, NC and Dana Coxon and husband Ian of Greensburg, PA; five grandchildren, Katt Coxon, Bea Coxon, Ian Coxon, Millie Keller and Landry Keller.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, 80 Morgantown St, Uniontown, PA where family and friends will be received on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 9 AM until 11 AM followed by a Blessing Service celebrating Steve’s life at 11 AM with Father Anthony Klimko as celebrant. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
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