Allen Covington

In Memorial

December 15 1924 – April 15 2011

 Allen Covington passed away Friday April 15th 2011 at Holyrood Manor in Maple Ridge.  Born in Vancouver December 15th 1924 to Charles and Bessie Covington the youngest of four children, Maurice (1920 – 1998), Muriel (1921), and Beverly (1923 – 1981).  Al attended David Livingston School and Vancouver Technical, graduating in 1942.  In September 1943 Al joined the Canadian Air Force and was later stationed outside Ottawa where he met Shirley Burns.   Al and Shirley were married April 11th 1946 in Lachine Quebec,  celebrating their 65th anniversary this year.    Following a trip back to Vancouver they settled in North Bend B.C., CP Rail was his employer until retirement in 1984.  Al is survived by Shirley, daughter Betty (Don), sons Brad (Carol), Blaine (Deb), and Brent (Deb), and 10 grandchildren.  There will be a Celebration of Al’s Life on Saturday May 14th from 1pm till 4pm. The location will be at the home of Brent & Deb Covington, 10441 Tamarack Crescent, Maple Ridge, BC. Please join us to share memories, some laughing, crying, and a few hugs.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity.

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  1. Hi, I have recently been informed of Al’s death by a fellow Covington genealogist. Please accept my sincere condolences. I’d be delighted to hear from any family members as myself & Al were related via his grandfather, being my Great Grandfather.
    I have researched Covington History for many years, please vist for more info
    Best regards
    Martin H Covington

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