Harriet Elizabeth Kovacich
Harriet Elizabeth Kovacich
  • March 24, 1930 - May 10, 2017
  • Spokane, Washington

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Harriet (Harrington) Kovacich, died May 10, 2017 at age 87. Harriet was born March 24, 1930 to Harry and Ella Harrington in Great Falls, Montana.

Harriet was raised in MT and graduated from Missoula County High School in 1948. She earned a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Montana, and an MA in Education and Reading from California State Univ., SB.

Harriet married Vincent Kovacich on Dec. 27, 1954. Her husband was a career Air Force Officer, and together they traveled and lived in many U.S. locations, as well as Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal. They moved to Spokane in 1978. She began her teaching career in Great Falls, MT, and also taught in Georgia, California, and later in the Central Valley School Dist., after Vincent's retirement. Harriet was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and Alpha Delta Kappa Sororities, Women Educators' Org., Retired Educators' Assn., and the Spokane Enological Society.

Harriet is survived by her husband: Vincent; children: Debbie, of East Wenatchee, Kevin (Mindy), of Maryland, and Brian (Lynne), of Liberty Lake; grand-children: Dana, Autumn, Vincent, Evan, Elizabeth, Lowell, Cynthia, and Lyndsey.

A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017, 4:00pm at Thornhill Valley Chapel, 1400 S Pines Road, Spokane Valley, WA, 99206.