Deacon Richard Kovacs was born in Danbury to the late Frank A. and Lena Colla Kovacs. His family has been a staple in the community for generations. He is an ordained Deacon at Saint Gregory the Great Church. He retired from the Archdiocese of New York as a Development Associate and was a former Director of Development with the Diocese of Bridgeport.
Richard is a member of the Catholic War Veterans, Vespucci Lodge, Elks Club, AARP Danbury and Danbury Senior Center. He is a past Grand Knight of Columbus and is a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. He is married to the former Carol Washicko who is a retired teacher from Saint Joseph School.