Darlene C. Kovar (nee Markel), 78, of New London; passed peacefully away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Darlene was born on January 15, 1944, in Elyria to Dwight and Mary (nee Wingard).
Darlene loved solving word search and puzzle books and taking her scooter to the store. She always made sure to take care of other's needs. Darlene loved her dogs, but especially loved her family.
Leaving behind to cherish Darlene's memory are her children Patty Kehl, Russell Cortez, Ricky (Bonita) Cortez, Patricia (Don) Bohannon, Richard Kovar, Jr., Annette Markel, Colleen Jordan and James (Carol) Kovar; 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her husband Richard "Pops" Kovar, parents, siblings Russell, Lester and Jean.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 20, 2022, from 4pm-6pm and Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 10am-11am, with funeral service to follow. Burial to follow at Ridge Hill Cemetery.