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Last Name: Covert

First Name: Nathaniel

Middle Name: Lee

Maiden Name:  

Date of Death: March 21, 1990

Newspaper: Delaware County (PA) Daily Times

Date of Newspaper: March 23, 1990

Contributor: Florence E O'Bryan

Text of Obituary: Nathaniel Lee Covert, a retired Chester police detective, died Wednesday at Sacred Heart Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

Born in Orangeburg, S.C., he spent most of his life in Chester.

Mr. Covert was an Army veteran of World War II.

He became a Chester police officer more than 20 years ago, rising to the rank of detective before retiring in 1975.

He was a member of the Delaware County Black Policemen's Association, the Fraternal Order of Police William Penn Lodge No. 19, and the 8-1 Republican Club.

He also was a member of the John A. Watts Lodge 224 of the Order of the Elks and the Stockton-Dean Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3425.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Peterson Covert; a son, Nathaniel E. Covert of Chester; a daughter, Anita Louise of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two sisters, Susie Seawright of Chester and Oletha Randolph of Chester; and a granddaughter.

The funeral will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Providence Baptist Church, Second and Pennell streets, Chester, with viewing from 5 to 7 p.m.

Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday in Greenlawn Cemetery, Chester Township.

Arrangements made by Catherine B. Laws Funeral Home, Chester.

Notes: Born: May 20, 1920

 

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