Frederick J. Covello

Funeral Information

Home: Rockaway, NJ
Date of Death: August 28, 2013
Place of Birth: Teaneck, NJ
Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Age: 71
Visitation: There are no visitation hours
Cremation: Locust Hill Crematory, Dover, NJ

Biography

Frederick J. Covello, 71, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Fred was born in Teaneck, NJ and was a longtime resident of Rockaway Twp, NJ. Fred was a tractor-trailer driver at UPS for over 40 years, during which he drove over 2 million miles. He was a recipient of the 2012 Circle of Honor award for achieving 40 years of safe driving.
Fred enjoyed antique cars, he was a proud gardener, and a true animal lover. He was a quiet, peaceful man who treasured time with his family.
Fred is survived by his wife of 40 years Marilyn (Kern) Covello; his children Christopher Covello, Melanie Bennett, Danielle Stark, Kim Gross, Laura Moran, Tina Shaw; and his brother, Peter Covello. He is also survived by his 13 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
 
All funeral services were private and under the direction of Norman Dean Home for Services Denville, NJ www.normandean.com, please share a memory of Fred on website. A public memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Eleventh Hour Rescue at www.ehrdogs.org would be appreciated.




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Ken Liebler 2013-08-31 12:39:36
I worked with Fred for 39 years at UPS. He enjoyed his work and was proud of his family. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Ken Liebler 2013-08-31 12:39:43
I worked with Fred for 39 years at UPS. He enjoyed his work and was proud of his family. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Ken Liebler 2013-08-31 12:39:51
I worked with Fred for 39 years at UPS. He enjoyed his work and was proud of his family. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
linda flanigan 2013-08-31 15:24:58
Our thoughts and prayers go out to ALL of you. May all your fond memories help heal the pain you are all feeling. Sincerely~ Linda , Larry & Family
carla 2013-09-01 01:10:24
ONE OF THE BEST THINGS ABOUT FRED, WAS THAT HE WAS HUMBLE, HIS WARM SMILE BRIGHTEN UP THE WHOLE ROOM, I ONLY NEW FRED FOR 14 MONTHS BECAUSE I WAS A TEMP AT UPS, BUT FRED IS A MAN I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER. MY HEART AND PRAYERS GO TO HIS FAMILY, FREINDS AND THE CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS HE MADE IN 41 YEARS IN UPS, MY GOD BLESS FRED, HIS FAMILY AND ALL OF THE UPS EMPLOYEES THAT ARE GRIEVING.
Greenpond Animal Care 2013-09-05 18:40:24
We are so saddened to hear of Mr. Covello's passing. We will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers to Mrs. Covello and her family.
Heidi MacLachlan 2013-09-08 21:28:23
Melanie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless all of you.