2017-11-09 / Obituaries

Etta Covey

October 24 2017


Etta Covey Etta Covey Etta H. Covey, 81, of Denver, CO, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 in her home.

Born on Dec. 28, 1935 in Wyalusing, she was the daughter of Harold and Katherine (Robbins) Lattimer.

Etta married Howard B. Covey, Jr. on July 18, 1953 and they shared 64 years of marriage.

Howard passed away in December of 2016.

Etta and Howard owned and operated a fast food restaurant and a steakhouse for six years.

They lived the military life where Howard served in the Air Force for 20 years.

She loved spending time reading and being with her family. She was very generous, donating to several charities.

Etta is survived by her siblings, Betty (Richard) Neiley of Wyalusing, Harold (Mary) Lattimer of Herndon, VA and Richard (Irene) Lattimer of Douglassville, PA; sons, Patrick “Pat” Covey and his wife, Sophia and Michael Covey and his wife, Margaret; four grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Her daughter, Judy A. Seto, preceded her in death.

A funeral service was held on Oct. 31 at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel in Aurora, CO.

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