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Melissa N. KovacsJanuary 8, 1979 ~ September 14, 2015 (age 36) 36 Years Old
Melissa Kovacs, 36, of South Bend, IN passed away on Monday, September 15, 2015 at a friend's home in North Liberty, IN. Melissa was born in January 8, 1979, to the late Joe and Nancy Ellen (Kovacs) Collins.
Melissa is survived by her daughters, Taegen Neely and Abriella Hays and her son, Charles Hayes, Jr. She is also survived by her grandmother, Gloria R. Kovacs of South Bend; her sisters, Cassandra Gawlik of Jasper, GA; her brothers, Michael S. (Sarah) Carpenter and Kevin Loder II, both of South Bend; four nieces and a nephew. In addition to her parents, Melissa was preceded in death by her daughter Sierra Kovacs and her brother Joey Collins.
Melissa worked as an in-home healthcare provider for many years.
Services will be held Friday, September 18, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend, IN. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service. Cremation will follow at Southlawn Cremation Services; South Bend, IN
Contributions in memory of Melissa may be made to the family, c/o Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.