Mr. Covatta was born Nicholas Joseph Covatta, Jr., on September 4, 1946, in Troy, NY, the son of Nicholas J. Covatta, Sr. and Lillian Graziade Covatta. Besides his wife, Robin Rinaca, he is survived by two daughters, Anna Scott Covatta of New York, NY, and Danielle Elizabeth Covatta of Arlington, VA, and three sisters, Mary Beth Ditoro (Michael) of Chester, NH, Marilyn Christian (Joseph) of Troy, NY, and Sister Annette Covatta of Lake Oswego, OR.
A memorial service for family and friends celebrating Mr. Covatta’s life will be held at his home, Bowman’s Folly (25118 Bowman’s Folly Drive, Accomac, VA 23301) at 1p.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2012.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Eastern Shore Community College (ESCC) Foundation for Project Horizons, 29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA, 23410, to Grace United Methodist Church, Parksley, VA 23421 or to the charity of your choice.
Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.