John W Cover Sr.

March 23, 1944 ~ July 20, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old


John W. Cover Sr. 79 years old, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2023 at the UPMC West Shore Hospital. He was born March 23, 1944 in New Castle, PA to Walter and Josephine (Kirk) Cover. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War and a 22 year member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, New Bloomfield.  His greatest joy was his family and friends.

John  is survived by his wife, Susan Caler Cover; sons John Cover Jr and wife Kerri of Millersburg and Matthew Cover of Pottstown; daughter Michelle Lynn Wellwood of Altoona; grandchildren Katelynn Lackey (Alexander), Jessica Stauffer (Zachary), Brianna Tunison (Luke) Abigail Wellwood and Lexie Cover.

A viewing will be held Thursday, July 27 from 6-8 PM at the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport. Services on Friday will be from St. Bernard Catholic Church with a visitation from 10 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at  11 AM  Interment, with Air Force Military Honors, will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at 2 PM.

No flowers are requested. Please consider a contribution  to Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors Inc. 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011


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Open Viewing
July 27, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
David M. Myers Funeral & Cremation
125 Walnut Street
Newport, PA 17074

July 28, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church
811 Shermans Valley Rd
New Bloomfield, Pa. 17068

Mass of Christian Burial
July 28, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church
811 Shermans Valley Rd
New Bloomfield, Pa. 17068


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