James Joseph (Jim) O’Donovan, 87, of Edinboro PA, passed away on June 3, 2022 at home. 

Jim was born in Pittsburgh, PA to Charles and Dorothy (Micklick) O’Donovan on July 2, 1934.  He married Kathleen DeCoursey on June 4, 1977 in Avalon, PA. He was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the US Navy, and he also was an avid golfer and played in many golf leagues over the years.   

Jim is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Kathy, and a brother Richard.  

Jim is survived by his sons: Michael (Jill) O’Donovan of York PA, Daniel (Monica) O’Donovan of Marietta, OH; a niece, Debbie Yurko of Beaver Falls, PA; and his best friend, Bill Buck of Edinboro. 

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at Van Matre Funeral Home, 306 Erie St., Edinboro, PA. Viewing will be for 1 hour prior to services.  Burial will follow at Edinboro Cemetery.

Jim’s family wishes to extend sincere thanks to Brenda and Dot for their loving care. 

Condolences may be shared at www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.