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1934 Ray 2023

Raymond "Ray" Horvatovich

October 24, 1934 — February 23, 2023


Raymond J. Horvatovich, went home on Thursday, February 23, 2023, following a period of declining health. He was 88.

Raymond was born on October 24, 1934, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son to Andrew & Mary Catherine (Sarisky) Horvatovich.

He graduated from Hubbard High School in 1952 and proudly served in the Ohio National Guard, where he was honorably discharge with the rank of Sergeant.

He may be remembered working as a maintenance man for the Hubbard Exempted Village School District.

Ray was a talented taxidermist who enjoyed fishing in his spare time.

Survivors include: his children, Mark Andrew Horvatovich (Tracey Mills), of Athens, Ohio, Lora Ann Superak (Jeffrey), of Franklin, Pennsylvania, and Denice "Dee Dee" Urick (Greg), of Brookfield, Ohio; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann S. (Townsend) Horvatovich, whom he married May 11, 1957, she died August 29, 2019; grandsons, Daniel Superak & Michael Vitello; and sisters, Bernice Novak & Loretta Tolnar.

In accordance with his wishes, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 11:00 AM, in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Parish Center, 357 N. Main Street, Hubbard, Ohio 44425. He will be laid to rest next to his bride in Brookfield Township Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

As suggested by his family, memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation, Ashtabula Event, P.O. Box 192, Brookfield, Ohio 44403.

Co-ordination of this tribute for Mr. Horvatovich was presented by Daniel Briceland, Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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Service Schedule

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Patrick Catholic Church

357 N Main St, Hubbard, OH 44425

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