News for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia
Thomas P. Alessio, Age 102.5; WWII US Navy Vet; Naval Yard Foreman; Superior Carpenter
Robert Charles Grubbs, of Audubon

Robert Covotta, Sr. of West Collingswood Heights, 73

Peacefully on August 12, 2022, of West Collingswood Hts., NJ.  Age 73 years.

Longtime companion of Kevin O'Shea.  Dear father of Robert (Susan) Covotta, Jr. and Christina (Ryan) McClain.  Loving Pop-Pop of Angelina, Anthony, Emma, Andrew and Ryan.  He is also survived by his former wife, Louise (Michael) and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 8175867_fbs

Bob was a devout Catholic and a longtime employee with Verizon of Philadelphia, PA.  Bob was a legendary DJ -- Bobby C. and a gifted musician.  He also enjoyed renovating homes and cooking. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing Wednesday evening, August 17, 6 to 8 PM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ and Thursday, August 18, 10 to 11 AM at ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER PARISH, ST. VINCENT PALLOTTI CHURCH, 901 Hopkins Rd., Haddon Twp., NJ 08033.  Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM.  Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bob's memory to the church at the above address and/or the Organization for Autism Research (