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Russell J. Covert died at 1:30 a.m. Monday (Jan. 29, 2018) in Trinity Living Center, Grove City. He was 92.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1925, in Grove City to Frank and Nellie (Hedglin) Covert.
A veteran of World War II, Russell was a flight officer in the Army Air Corps.
He worked at Westinghouse, Sharon, for 38 years, retiring Feb. 1, 1985.
Russell was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and a founding member of Grove City Historical Society.
Russell is survived by: his wife, Eleanor M. Buchanan Covert, whom he married June 8, 1968; daughters, Karen Brown, Naples, Fla., and Paula (Gary) Stewart, Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Irene Wilcox, Grove City; and two sisters-in-law, Doris Covert, Grove City, and Betty Covert, Burlington, N.C.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: brothers, Glenn, Leo, and Wayne (and wife Laura) Covert; sisters, Vera Armstrong (and husband Clair), Ruth Deitrick (and husband John); and brother-in-law Robert Sansom.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 210 S. Broad St., Grove City, PA, 16127, or Grove City Historical Society, Box 764, Grove City, PA 16127.

Russell J. Covert, 92, of Grove City.
Burial was in Woodland Cemetery
Arrangements by CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, INC., Grove City.
Published on February 4, 2018
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