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Joseph Covner


Joseph C. Covner formerly of Youngwood Joseph C. Covner, 87, formerly of Youngwood, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in York. He was the husband of the late Jessie Marie (Tompkins) Covner. Mr. Covner was born Oct. 6, 1924, in Mt. Pleasant, son of the late George and Anna (Feroncuk) Cerkovnik. He retired in 1981 from General Tire and Rubber in Jeannette. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II. Mr. Covner leaves three daughters, Joyce C. Bouchard and her husband, David, of Frederick, Md., Janyce C. Jorgensen and her husband, Richard, of Jacobus, and Joanne E. Watkiss and her husband, Bradley, of Ruffsdale; three grandchildren, Mark Jorgensen, Leah Jorgensen and Karina Bouchard; and three sisters, Paula Cerkovnik, of Mt. Pleasant, Elaine Cerkovnik, of Mt. Pleasant, and Ceil Golobish, of Indianapolis, Ind. A memorial service will be held at noon Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at VAIA FUNERAL HOME INC., 463 Athena Drive in Delmont, 724-468-1178. Family and friends will be received from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Twin Valley Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum.

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