Gineth M. Covatch

Gineth M. Covatch, 78, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at the Jefferson Manor, Brookville.

She was born Nov. 6, 1936, in Big Run, Pa., a daughter of the late Wade Smouse and Minnie (Hand) Smouse.

On April 5, 1958, she married Harold Covatch. He survives.

Gineth was a member of the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Michael Covatch and Terry and wife Stacy Covatch; two grandchildren, Brittany and Austin Covatch; and a brother, Myron Smouse.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Florence (Smouse) Ray; and a brother-in-law, Raymond Ray.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Big Run.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 7, 2015, at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at Pearce Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gineth’s name may be made to Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, Shirley Reinhart, PO Box 82, Big Run, PA 15715.


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