Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

Donald G. Covert, 83

Mr. Donald G. Covert, 83, of Ellwood City passed away on Monday, April 26th, 2021 at his residence.

Mr. Covert was born in Ellwood City on May 31, 1937 to the late Ira and  Gladys (Flinner) Covert. Don had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1957. He worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill in Beaver Falls, YDC, and was the co-owner of Uptown Beer & Beverage and Flowers N Things flower shop. He is a life member of the Ellwood City MOOSE Lodge #93, the Ellwood City Elks Club, and a 50 year member of the Ellwood City Fire Department. He had coached Little League Baseball, and enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports. He also enjoyed going out to eat with family members, especially for Mexican food with John and Sandy Conti.

He is survived by his wife, Karen (Miller) Covert, his daughter, Tammi (Randy) Wilson-Conti, his sons, Donald Tracy Covert, Todd (Cassie) Covert, Michael (Karen) Covert, Patrick (Mell) Covert, his step children, Jeff (Judy) Shaffer, Lonn Shaffer, and Holli Krause. and his numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Lori Tritt, and his first wife, Marsha M. Covert.

Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of the service at Noon at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Rev. Sean Brubaker and Pastor Peggy Suhr-Barkley  officiating. Interment will follow at the Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Covert’s name may be made to the Ellwood City Fire Department, 411 6th St., Ellwood City, Pa 16117.


  • Ginny Brest Posted April 27, 2021 12:06 pm

    My thoughts and prayers to all of you in the loss of your
    loved one, Don Covert. May God’s loving arms surround
    you, comfort you and give you strength today and in the
    days ahead. We made many great memories. in our long years
    of friendship. Rest in Peace Don until we meet again.

  • Chris MacDonald Posted April 28, 2021 7:16 am

    The family of Don – you have our deepest sympathy’s at this time. Know that you are in our prayers and thoughts at this time.
    Chris and Gary MacDonald

  • Susan Cross Posted April 30, 2021 11:15 pm

    My heart goes out to the Covert family and everyone that knew Don. May he RIP.

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