Community Obituaries

Kay Covert Memorial to be held Nov. 1 at NCRD Gym

Community organizers have met with Walt and he has requested that the event take place on Kay’s birthdate:  November 1st at the North County Recreation District (NCRD) gym.


“She was/is so much a part of the fabric of our towns and our lives that we will want to take the time and the care to honor her in the most wonderful and respectful ways possible,” noted event organizer Claudia Johnson.
Cards may be sent to Walt c/o Kamali Sotheby, PO Box 820, Manzanita, Or 97130
Contributions have been requested to be made in Kay’s name to the United Paws Of Tillamook at or the Oregon Humane Society at, as Kay loved and adopted many a stray cat
Tributes and personal stories are welcomed – we have set up a special “Tribute to Kay Covert” page for these messages, send to the Citizen at [email protected]  or on the Manzanita Facebook page.  Or to  Claudia Johnson at [email protected]
Please add your story of Kay and what she meant to you to any of these places and/or to her Facebook site where others are writing in letting us know that “she will not be forgotten”.
“Feel free to write to me, I will be officiating at the service,” said Johnson. Or send your words to Dana Zia ([email protected]) and she’ll see to it they are added to the tributes and memory of Kay.   “Walt will know about all this!” she added.  “And I know it is comforting to him to hear from you.”

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