SPRINGFIELD – William M Coveny, 69, a classic-car buff who spent his working years with the Town of Springfield highway department, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his home under the care of Hospice surrounded by loved ones.
He was born at Little Falls Hospital on April 3, 1949, the son of Timothy and Dolores Coveny.
On May 4, 1968, he married Beatrice Virginia Cook in the Blessed Sacrament in Springfield Center. He spent 32 years with the love of his life prior to her passing on May 1, 2000.
He spent 30 years working for the Town of Springfield Highway Department, retiring in 2015. After his retirement, he enjoyed spending time working on his classic cars and showing them at local car shows and cruise-ins. This is where his family grew as they were all family to him.
He is survived by two sons, William M Coveny Jr. and wife April of Salt Springville, and Daniel Coveny and wife Stacy of East Springfield; grandsons Cole and Hunter Coveny of Jordanville; granddaughters Alexa Coveny and Sydney Kukulech of Salt Springville; three sisters Kathy David and husband Stew of Springfield Center, and Laurie Coveny, and Deedy Herman and husband Larry, all of Chicago; two brothers, Timothy Coveny and wife Noreen of Richfield Springs, and Butch and Helen Brown of East Dover, Vt., and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Coveny’s name may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice.
To send online condolences visit www.ottmanfuneralhome.com
Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley, NY.