Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

January 13, 2013

Judy L. Covert

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

GASPORT — Judy L. Covert, age 54, of Akron, NY, entered into rest Saturday, January 12, 2013, in Absolut Care in Gasport, NY, following a lengthy battle with multiple sclerosis.

Judy was born September 3, 1958, in Batavia, NY, the loving daughter of Naomi (Ewald) Covert of Akron and the late Wilbur Covert.

She was a graduate of Akron Central School, class of 1976. Following high school Judy       continued her education at SUNY Brockport,earning a master's degree in history.

For several years Judy was employed in the health care industry as a nurse's aide for several nursing homes in the area. Before her illness forced her to stop working, she was employed at the Oakwood Nursing Home in Williamsville, NY.

Judy was a lifetime member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wolcottsville. She enjoyed reading, ceramics and was an avid Beatles fan, listening to their music all the time. She also enjoyed her cats she had over the years.

Besides her mother, Judy was the dear sister of Karen (late James) Keith of Akron and Kathy (Bob) Artico of Fredonia. Cherished aunt of Kristin and Jeremy Keith, Matthew Heppner and the late Rebecca "Becky" Spoonhour. Also surviving are several great-nieces and nephews; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, at 11 AM in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6369 Wolcottsville Rd., Akron. Rev. Rod Klindzing will officiate. Family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the CHILDS FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 10 Eckerson Ave., Akron. Burial will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy would be appreciated by the family in Judy's memory to the church.


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