Age 81, of Jefferson Hills, died Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Joe, a U.S. Navy veteran, worked for US Steel's Clairton Works and was a member of the West Jefferson Hills Historical Society. He was always a member of the local Lions Club and could always be found exercising at LA Fitness in Pleasant Hills. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose M. (Ussia) Covelli and daughter, Donna A. Covelli, both in 2004. He is survived by two sons, Atty Joseph P. (Rose Anna) Covelli and Paul E. (Jackie) Covelli, both of Jefferson Hills; two grandchildren, Taylor and Justin; and all five of his siblings, Alfred (Audrey) Covelli, Virginia (Pege) Burens, Antionette Covelli, Rosaria Cingle and Betty (Harry) Santolini. Friends received STEPHEN D. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, 1701 State Route 51 (Large), Jefferson Hills, 1-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday at 10 a.m. St. Thomas A' Becket Catholic Church, Gill Hall Rd., Jefferson Hills. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Visit for condolences and further details.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Dec. 21, 2012