Daniel J. RovnakAugust 28, 1956 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 61)
YOUNGSTOWN - Daniel J. Rovnak, 61, of the city’s west side, passed away early Monday morning, Dec. 4, 2017, at Hospice House following a brief illness.
Daniel was born Aug. 28, 1956, in Youngstown, a son of Stephen and Patricia Horanski Rovnak, and lived much of his life in this area.
He was a 1974 graduate of North High School, and a dedicated employee of the Youngstown Water Department for over 10 years.
Mr. Rovnak was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church in Youngstown. He enjoyed riding his motorcycles and being at the YMCA. While at the “Y,” he enjoyed his conversations with others more than working out.
Daniel’s family was very important to him, especially his great-nieces and great-nephews, who brought great joy to his life. In his passing, Daniel wanted to make sure his family knew he loved each of them.
Daniel is survived by his mother Patricia Gillam of Youngstown; three brothers Steve (Janet) Rovnak of Boardman, Patrick (Angela) Rovnak of Austintown, and Jimmy (Maria) Rovnak of Florida; a sister-in-law, Cathy Rovnak of Youngstown; 10 nieces and nephews; and 10 great-nieces and great-nephews.
Daniel will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Stephen, and his brother Eddie Rovnak.
Family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church, 252 E. Wood St., Youngstown, where a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m.