Edna Mae (La Fevre) Coover
August 12, 1926 – January 12, 2015
Edna Mae (La Fevre) Coover, age 88, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 12, 2015.
Born in Sommervile, NJ on August 12, 1926, Mrs. Coover was the daughter of the late Edward LaFevre and Veronica Helfui LaFevre. She was a talented homemaker who devoted her life to caring for her family.
A true bargain hunter, Mrs. Coover enjoyed visiting local yard sales where she could spend hours hunting for unique treasures. She operated her own table at the New Castle Farmer’s Market for 25 years. Above all else, Mrs. Coover was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who adored spending time with her loved ones and be will be very dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick J. Coover and a daughter, Joan McCord. Mrs. Coover is survived by her children, Judith Coover, James Coover (Beth), Jerome Coover (Kristen), John Coover, Sr. (Jeanne), Joseph Coover (Dawn), Jacqueline Estep (Michael), Joyce Thomas (Tim); caregivers, Joyce Ward and David Johnson; many grandchildren; and many great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday morning, January 19, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Seasons Hospice of Delaware, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.