Sandra “Sugar” Covas, 76, of Mount Carmel, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018, at Geisinger Home Health & Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville.
Sugar was born on October 23, 1941 and was the daughter of the late Victor and Aldona (Simakevich) Falkie and was a lifelong resident of Mount Carmel.
She was a proud graduate of Mount Carmel High School Class of 1959 and went on to earn a degree as a Registered Nurse from the former Ashland State General Hospital School of Nursing.
Sugar worked as a nursing supervisor at Mountain View Manor in Trevorton for 25 years until her retirement.
She was a member of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, Mount Carmel.
Sugar leaves behind her four adoring grandchildren, Heather and Jennifer Bolick, and Marcus and Zachary Wasilewski. In addition, she is survived by her daughter Suzanne Bolick and her husband Frank; son-in-law, Mark Wasilewski; brother, Thomas Falkie; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her daughter, Lisa Wasilewski; brother, Leonard Falkie; sister-in-law, Jean Falkie and her dog, Traydor.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 11:00 am in Divine Redeemer Church, 300 West Ave., Mt. Carmel. Rev. Martin O. Moran, III, Pastor will be the celebrant. Burial will be private in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mt. Carmel Township. There will be no visitation or services prior to the mass.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to the Mt. Carmel Public Library, 30 S. Oak St., Mt. Carmel, PA 17851.
Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor is in charge of the arrangements.