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  • "I will always remember Nick's kindness to Melvin when he..."
    - Jean Windsor
  • "You will be greatly missed."
    - Dennis Harrell
  • "Many double dates with NIck and lots of times out with the..."
    - Nancy Gress Curran
  • "As a fellow LaSalle Institute 1964 classmate of Nick's, I..."
    - Larry Powers
  • "We traveled to many a great place together and your..."
    - Audie Burgan
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(Age 66) "Nick"  

Husband of Robin Rinaca and a resident of Bowman's Folly in Accomac, VA, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012, at his residence. Born September 4, 1946 in Troy, NY, he was the son of the late Nicholas J. Covatta and Lillian Graziade Covatta.
Nick was a business executive, having received his SB in Industrial Management from MIT, and his MBA from Harvard.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Anna Covatta of New York, NY, and Danielle Covatta of Arlington, VA; three sisters, Marilyn Christian, Mary Elizabeth Ditoro, and Annette Covatta; one niece; and eight nephews.
A full obituary may be viewed at, where memory tributes may also be shared with the family.
A memorial service celebrating Nick's life will be held at Bowman's Folly, 25118 Bowman's Folly Drive, Accomac, VA 23301, on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Eastern Shore Community College (abbreviated ESCC) Foundation "Project Horizons", 29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA 23410, to the Grace United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 156, Parksley, VA 23421, or to a .
Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 27, 2012
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