Obituary for Kenneth W. Covey
Kenneth W. Covey passed away June 12, 2017. He was a 62 year old software engineer who had lived in Arlington for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Karen L. Sidley, his niece Katrina Sukduong, his in-laws Barbara and Nathan Sidley, and Tom and Ann Sidley (and their respective families).He was born in Scranton, PA and grew up in Catasaqua, PA. He was a stage hand at the Roxy theater in North Hampton, PA for radio station WSAN. He served in the US Navy as a radioman. He finished his BA degree while working full time. He was an avid hiker, had a 500 gallon marine aquarium, and was a collector of savvy political cartoons. The memorial service will be held Saturday July 8 at the First Parish church (630 Mass. Ave. Arlington, next to Robbins library) at 1:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be sent to the Sanboorn Foundation, which supports cancer patients, at 31 Coleman Rd, in Arlington, MA 02476. .