Cecilia M. "Dolly" Hovan, 82, of Ambridge, died Sunday April 25, 2021 at her daughter Mary's home. Born August 28, 1938, Ambridge, she was the daughter of the late John and Cecilia Crann Wargo. She was a member of Good Samaritan Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Paul Hovan, two brothers Jerry Wargo and most recent, her best friend and special brother John Wargo. Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Paul A. and Joann Hovan, Ambridge, John and Beth Hovan, Economy Boro, Eric and Kristine Hovan, Ohio Twp., two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Chad Zeh, Beaver, Ellen and CJ Kwdis, Ambridge, eight grandchildren, Katie Jo, Matthew, Sam, Erin, Kenny, Emily, Jake and Josh, four great-grandchildren, Noah, Gage, Harper and Eliana, one sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Bill Albanese, Aliquippa, one sister-in-law, Cindy Wargo, Conway, and many nieces and nephews. Dolly spent her life caring for others. Everyone else always came first. While raising 5 children, she put herself through nursing school and then worked at AGH for over 30 years. Upon "retirement", she busied herself as a hospice volunteer, at-home companion and was involved in many community services. Dolly leaves behind too many beautiful friends to name, but a special thanks to Kay Rudis and Roberta Sciulli for their many afternoons and comforting words. A special thank you to Jackie, her hospice nurse, for her care and attention she gave Dolly. Friends will be received Wednesday April 28,2021 from 1-7 at BOHN-MATICH FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 1099 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday April 29,2021 at 10:00am, Good Samaritan Church. Everyone Please Meet At The Church. Interment will take place at St John Catholic Cemetery, Summitville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sisters of St. Joseph or Salvation Army.
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