Zachary Covello
1987 - 2021
July 12, 1987
April 15, 2021
Zachary David Covello 33

Worcester - Zachary David Covello, 33, of Worcester, a gentle loving son, brother, uncle and nephew who had a huge heart and a hardworking young man, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Thursday, April 15th, 2021, joining in heaven his father David F. Covello, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Zachary was born in Worcester on July 12, 1987, the son of Saiyood (Luangyotha) Covello and the late David Covello. He graduated from St Peter-Marian Class of 2005, and accepted a position working alongside his Uncle Tony for the University of Massachusetts Medical School where he truly enjoyed his job and seeing his uncle every day for the last 15 years. They had a special bond to each other.

Zachary is survived by his mother, Saiyood with whom he lived; his brother, Jacob Covello, and his wife Danielle of Worcester; a nephew, Benjamin; Numerous, Aunts, Uncles, cousins, and friends. In addition to his father, his paternal grandparents Samuel and Barbara (Brunelle) Covello and Cousin Matthew Covello, all predeceased him.

Zach was a member of St John's Church and a huge Pittsburg Steelers Fan. A dedicated family man who cherished his family, especially looking out for his mother. He loved and treasured his brother, sister-in-law, and nephew. He was at his happiest times when he was around his large family; his aunts, uncles and cousins were extremely special to him. The holidays, special occasions and anytime he could be with them were the most important times in his life.

Friends and relatives are invited to visit with the family during calling hours Monday, April 19th from 4 pm to 8 pm in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. His funeral will be held Tuesday, April 20th from the funeral home with a procession to St Johns Church, 44 Temple St where his Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his name can be made to St Johns Food Pantry, 44 Temple St Worcester 01608.

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Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Apr. 16 to Apr. 18, 2021.
Calling hours
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel
370 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605
Funeral Mass
St Johns Church
44 Temple St
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Dear Covello Family, We all are very sad to hear the news with the Loss of Zack! Please except our Deepest Sympathy. With Love and Prayers, The Wallace Family
Jim and Joanne Wallace
April 19, 2021
Op and the entire Covello family.
Words cannot express the shock and sadness I felt when hearing of Zach's passing...even though I had not seen him since my leaving Umass... I remember him as a warm,kind,humorous person.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.
Please accept my deepest sympathy.
Your friend always
Joe Palermo
Joseph Palermo
April 19, 2021
Op, Jake, Danielle, and Benjamin We are so very saddened by the great loss of our gentle nephew, Zachary. He had the gift of just looking and smiling at everyone without saying a word. We knew how much he loved everyone in our huge family. He will be missed by so many. We love you all and we are always here for you. Love Uncle Paul & Auntie Cindi
Cindi Covello
April 18, 2021
Sorry for your loss
Bob & Lu Desimone
Robert Desimone
April 18, 2021
You don't know me but your mom is a friend and she loves you very much . she's talks about you and Will miss you. I am sending this message to you because I want you to be at peace and be sure you remind your mom that you are in her heart always and forever.
Now my message to your mom : pleasant memories will help you find peace.

Susan Benoit
April 17, 2021
Tony and Mike so sorry loss
Brian Donahue
April 17, 2021
A candle to light your way...You will be missed.
Aunt Ella & Uncle Tony
April 16, 2021
To Zach 's family and friends. I was so saddened to here of the passing of such a sweet young man. I remember Zach at Rice Square school. He was a smart , thoughtful young man. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless Zach. Love,Mrs. Malmquist
Paula Pietro- Malmquist
April 16, 2021
Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Ruth Desimone
April 16, 2021
I am deeply sorry to hear about you passing.
I know you meant the world to your mom and so many others.
Your memory will forever live in our hearts.
I will miss you.
Love, Maryann


It's hard to find the right words at a time like this.
May you find all the love and comfort you need in the days to come.
Love, Maryann
Maryann flagg
April 16, 2021
I send you prayers and deepest sympathy. No words can ease your pain but God Bless you and help you during a terrible time of loss. Father Madden and St John’s the best. I will send donation in Zacharys name. He’s in the arms of the angels.
April 16, 2021
Saiyood and Jacob, I am so sorry to hear the passing of Zachary. Zachary was a wonderful soul and was such a great kid!! Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers and I am sending love and hugs during this difficult time. With all my love, Karen Bourque ❤
Karen Bourque
April 15, 2021
I’m so sorry to hear of Zachary’s passing ! Zachary was so sweet and kind ! My thoughts and prayers are with you Saiyood and your family ! Sending hugs during this difficult time !

With love,
Christina Bourque
Christina Bourque
April 15, 2021