Joseph W. Covert

November 7, 2015

Covert, Joseph Obituary

Joseph W. Covert, 60, of Orbisonia, PA, died Saturday, November 7, 2015 along Rt. 747 in Shirley Twp., Huntingdon Co., as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.

âBorn July 10, 1955 at Huntingdon, PA, he was a son of the late Wilbert E. & Leona C. (Chilcoat) Covert. He was married to the former Debra Lynn on September 17, 1977 at the Beech Run Church of the Brethren, RD, Mapleton, PA, by Rev. Victor Norris. Mrs. Covert survives at their home.

âAlso surviving are two children, Kristy House and husband Ryan of Orbisonia, PA and Scott Covert and fiancé Jessica Huxta of Bedford, PA, two grandchildren, Madilyn House and Jacob House and three siblings, Patricia Smith and husband David of Orbisonia, PA, Linda Miller and husband Larry of Lancaster, PA and Thomas Covert of Orbisonia, PA. One sister, Jean North, preceded in death.â


Mr. Covert was a member of the Sugar Run Church of the Brethren, RD, Shirleysburg, PA. He graduated from Southern Huntingdon Co. High School in the Class of 1973. He touched many lives through various coaching positions through the years at the Southern Huntingdon Co. Pee Wee and Little League Baseball teams, the Mt. Union Teener League and the basketball programs at the Southern Huntingdon Co. High School and the Mt. Union Area High School.

âMr. Covert was employed for many years by Henkels & McCoy, York, PA. He was also employed for 10 years by the National Security Agency, Fort Meade, MD and later at the Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA.

âHe was an avid hunter and also enjoyed golf.

âA funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. James Hullihen officiating. Interment will be made at the I. O. O. F. Memorial Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 6 – 9 PM on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

âJoseph W. Covert, 60, of Orbisonia, PA, died Saturday, November 7, 2015 along Rt. 747 in Shirley Twp., Huntingdon Co., as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
âBorn July 10, 1955 at Huntingdon, PA, he was a son of the late Wilbert E. & Leona C. (Chilcoat) Covert. He was married to the former Debra Lynn on September 17, 1977 at the Beech Run Church of the Brethren, RD, Mapleton, PA, by Rev. Victor Norris. Mrs. Covert survives at their home.
âAlso surviving are two children, Kristy House and husband Ryan of Orbisonia, PA and Scott Covert and fiancé Jessica Huxta of Bedford, PA, two grandchildren, Madilyn House and Jacob House and three siblings, Patricia Smith and husband David of Orbisonia, PA, Linda Miller and husband Larry of Lancaster, PA and Thomas Covert of Orbisonia, PA. One sister, Jean North, preceded in death.
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Mr. Covert was a member of the Sugar Run Church of the Brethren, RD, Shirleysburg, PA. He graduated from Southern Huntingdon Co. High School in the Class of 1973. He touched many lives through various coaching positions through the years at the Southern Huntingdon Co. Pee Wee and Little League Baseball teams, the Mt. Union Teener League and the basketball programs at the Southern Huntingdon Co. High School and the Mt. Union Area High School.
âMr. Covert was employed for many years by Henkels & McCoy, York, PA. He was also employed for 10 years by the National Security Agency, Fort Meade, MD and later at the Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA.
âHe was an avid hunter and also enjoyed golf.
âA funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. James Hullihen officiating. Interment will be made at the I. O. O. F. Memorial Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home 6 – 9 PM on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

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November 11, 2015
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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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November 12, 2015
10:00 a.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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November 12, 2015

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I. O. O. F. Memorial Cemetery

Rockhill Furnace, PA


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