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Renee Gail Covin

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Renee Gail Covin

Age 83, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017.

Born in Chicago, IL on March 7, 1933, Renee was the daughter of the late Matthew and Ann Seskind. At the age of 19, Renee married her high school sweetheart, Jerome Covin. Together, Renee and Jerome moved from Chicago to Los Angeles where their three children were born and raised. Renee focused on raising their family while Jerome completed medical school. When Renee was 40, she went back to school, earned a Masters Degree and fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist. Throughout Renee's life, her family was always her top priority - from raising her children, to caring for her grandchildren. and enjoying her great-grandchildren - her family was her everything. Jerome and Renee first became grandparents while living in Los Angeles and after retiring and living in Colorado for ten years, they settled in Pennsylvania when they were blessed with more grandchildren.

Renee genuinely enjoyed life, she was as comfortable hiking, skiing, or SCUBA diving as she was wearing designer clothing, putting on make-up, or staying at the Ritz Carlton.

Renee was preceded in death by her son, Jordan Dale Covin. She is survived by her husband, Jerome Covin; daughters, Cynthia Covin Alderton (Del) and Marla Covin Cooper (Ross); grandchildren, Jonathan Bringuier (Katie), Stefan Bringuier (Misha), Sabrina Bringuier, Jordan Cooper, and Ethan Cooper; great-grandchildren, Camden, Natalie, and Vanessa.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Congregation Beth Shalom, 1801 Baynard Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19802. Shiva will be observed 7:00 pm, Sunday, January 15 through Thursday, January 19 and Saturday, January 21 at the late residence. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Congregation Beth Shalom.


Published in The News Journal from Jan. 14 to Jan. 16, 2017
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