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John "Paul" Covey

AGE: 71 • Elkton, MD

John Paul Covey, formerly of Elsmere, DE passed away at his residence on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

He was born in Wilmington and was the son of the late Roy and Emma Covey. John was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was past Commander of VFW Post 615 and District Commander of District 1. He currently belonged to Elkton Memorial Post 8175, Elkton. He loved fishing.

His wife of 22 years, Christine Covey passed in 2011. He is survived by his daughter, Amanda Covey-Murray and her husband Artemio of Elkton, MD, his fiancée, Linda Christensen of Elkton, MD, 3 step-children, Jamie, Richard and Carol; 4 siblings, Roy Covey, Agnes Poore, Mary Kilmer and Ruth Haslam.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 3 from 10am to 12 noon at MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOMES, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy(at Duncan RD) Wilmington. Interment will follow at Delaware Veteran Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in John's name to Disable American Veterans, c/o Veterans of Foreign War, PO Box 303, Elkton, MD 21922.

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Published in The News Journal from May 30 to June 1, 2014
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