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June 12, 2014

Robert H. Covell

LOCKPORT —

Robert H. Covell, 82, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Lockport Memorial Hospital. Born in Lockport on January 14, 1932 to Edward and Dorothy (Pless) Covell.
Robert worked for Sierra Research LTD as a Senior Contract Administrator, Aerospace division, traveling all over the world. Robert was a life-member of South Lockport Volunteer Fire Company where he held many offices, including President and 1st Assistant Chief. He was also past president of the SLFC Exempt Benevolent Association.
Robert was a life-member of Trinity Lutheran Church and served on the Board of Trustees and the Board of Elders, and was an usher for many years. He was also a member of the Niagara Corvair Club. Bob was Chairman of the Town of Lockport Recreation Committee which was instrumental in the creation of the "Day Road Park." He said, "This would be a nice place for a park." He was also a member of the Planning Board. Robert graduated from Lockport Senior High School in 1950. He also attended Erie County Tech. He loved playing cards, camping, his many friends and his Corvairs.
He was a beloved husband of 53 years to Ida (Crawshaw) Covell. He is survived by his three sons, Daniel (Tina) of Pennsylvania, Douglas (Melanie) of North Carolina, and Michael Covell of Lockport. Predeceased by a son, James Robert. He is also survived by his granddaughter, Hannah; brothers, Rodney Covell, Peter (Janice) Covell and Paul (Margo) Covell; cousins, nieces, nephews; and his cat, Trixie.
Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, June 15th, from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport, NY, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on June 16th. Interment will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church Abiding Memorial Fund, 67 Saxton St., Lockport, NY 14094, or to a charity of one's choice.
Visit www.pruddenandkandt.com for online condolences.

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