HANOVER James E. Cover, Jr., 81, entered into God's eternal care on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Homewood at Plum Creek Retirement Center, Hanover. He was the loving husband of the late Janet E. (Hippensteel) Cover who died November 23, 2012. Together they celebrated 59 years of marriage on November 29, 2011. Born February 3, 1932, in Hanover, he was a son of the late Emma P. (Lynart) and James E. Cover, Sr. Mr. Cover was employed with P.H. Glatfelter, Spring Grove where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club, retiring in 1994. He was amember of Trinity UCC, Republican Club, Home Association, VFW, AARP and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his daughter, Brenda L. Sloman of McSherrystown; his son, Ricky A. Cover and his wife Wendy of Hanover; his sister, Mary Ann Krentler of Hanover; his brother, Timothy Cover of Dover; his sister, Betty Bair of Hanover; his brother, William Cover of Hanover; his grandson, Travis A. Sloman of New Oxford; his grandson, Bryan A Cover of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; his granddaughter, Kristen S. Cover of Hanover; and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria Baker; and his two brothers, Robert and Ronald Cover. A service to celebrate the life of James E. Cover, Jr. will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory,549 Carlisle St. Hanover with Rev. Peg Grzelkowski officiating. A time to share memories with the family and an opportunity to view will be on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover. Serving as pallbearers will beRicky Cover, Travis Sloman, Bryan Cover, William Cover, Brian Jenkins and Andy Blumenthal. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of James E. Cover, Jr. to Trinity United Church of Christ, 116 York St., Hanover, PA 17331; or American Parkinson's Disease Association, 332 Gerard Ave., Elkins Park, PA 19027. To share memories ofJames E. Cover, Jr. and view a video tribute, please visit www.wetzelfuneralhome.com
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Wetzel Funeral Home - Hanover
549 Carlisle Street Hanover, PA 17331
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 22, 2013