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Friday, 30 May 2014 11:52

Rose Covkin

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SARATOAG SPRINGS — Rose Covkin of Patricia Lane, of Saratoga Springs, passed away peacefully at Mary’s Haven in Saratoga on Thursday May 15. She was 93 years old.

Born on February 8, 1921, in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late Raphael Salem and Salha Cabasso Salem.

Mrs. Covkin was a member of the Congregation Shaara Tfille. She was also a member of the Congregations Sisterhood, a member of the Hadassah and a member of the Brandeis. Rose was an avid card player and loved to play Bridge, Canasta and Mahjong. She especially loved to play the game 314 with her friends and family. Rose had a zest for life and even at 93 she was forever young.

Rose is predeceased by her husband, Harry Covkin, who died on May 27, 1989. She is also predeceased by two brothers, Isaac Salem and Jack Salem, and two sisters, Mary Lazarus and Julia Atlas.

Survivors include a son, Richard A Covkin, and his wife, Diane, of Springhill, New Jersey; three daughters, Sharon Mudge and her husband Larry of Glenville, Barbara Cohen and her husband Skip of New Rochelle, and Staci Covkin-Jurczynski and her husband Gary of Guilderland; a brother, Al Salem of Burbank, California; three sisters, Rae Michelson of Valley Stream, Esther Saka and her husband Bob or Marlboro, New Jersey, and Lollie Pechman and her husband Alex of Lakewood, New Jersey’ eight grandchildren, Lauren Mudge, Cali Mudge, Adam Cohen, Jessica Cohen, Haley Cohen, Serena Covkin and Jack and Ally Jurczynski; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

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