Alan Lee Covart

June 19, 2019


Alan Lee Covart of Callicoon, New York entered into eternal rest on June 18, 2019.  He was born February 15th 1942 in Hamilton Hospital in Monticello, NY.  Alan was born the “9th child of the 9th child”, as he so proudly said.  His parents were Robert Covart Sr. and Marie Estella Rouff Covart.  Alan devotedly worked many lead construction positions with the “Sandhogs” Local #147 in NYC, and Local #17 Laborers Union, from 1963 until 2000.


Alan was one of ten children. He was predeceased by two sisters; Loretta Engleman and Grace Mullins, and five brothers; Leland Bernhardt, James Covart, Robert (Pete) Covart Jr., Donald Covart, and Leslie Covart Sr.


Alan is survived by his daughter Lisa Marie Sauer and husband Steven of Cocheton, NY.  His son Timothy Covart and wife Maureen of Saylorsburg, PA, and their mother, Donna “Cherie” Covart.  Six grandchildren: Maegan Sauer-Erlwein and husband Austin, Austin Sauer and wife Natalie, Cassidy Sauer, Morgan Covart, Timothy “TT” Covart, Connor Covart, and two great-granddaughters: Lily & Shay Sauer.  Umpie loved his children and grandchildren with all of his heart.


Alan is survived by his sisters Carol Galietta and Susan Gabriel who he loved so much.


He will also be very missed by his companion Ramona Lewis, and her children and grandchildren who affectionately called him Pop Pop Alan.


Alan was a loving and dedicated member to all his friends and family, and will be sadly missed by all his special nieces and nephews.  An exceptional thank you to Nephew Dale and Kim Wingert, and Lisa’s life-long friend Brenda Manzi, who provided love and devotion above and beyond what could ever be expected.


Alan was a former member of the Lake Huntington Presbyterian Church, and attended church and was a loyal member at the Holy Cross Church in Callicoon, NY since 2001.


Friends may call at the Stewart Murphy Funeral Home 34 Upper Main Street Callicoon NY on Friday June 21 2019 from 10 AM to 11:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 12 Noon at Holy Cross Church Callicoon. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Section of the Callicoon Cemetery.












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June 21, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home
34 Upper Main St P.O. Box 185
Callicoon, NY 12723

Funeral Mass
June 21, 2019

12:00 PM
Holy Cross Church
RT 97
Callicoon, NY 12723

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