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Daniel Gabriel  Covelli

Obituary for Daniel Gabriel Covelli

March 9, 1947 - December 7, 2020
Middletown, Delaware | Age 73


Daniel Gabriel Covelli, age 73, of Middletown, DE passed away December 7, 2020. He was born on March 9, 1947 to the late Samuel John Covelli and Josephine Mary Covelli (Catalogna).

Danny served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam. After he came back from the war, he began his career with Delmarva Power Company and worked his way up from the bottom. Danny was rich in faith and especially loved gospel and classical music. He also would dedicate endless hours of his time to the Food Ministry at Faith Baptist Church in Smyrna. Danny had a hobby for acquiring fish and even created his own aquarium. He also loved gardening; training Beagle pups and reading the Bible or Tom Clancy. Danny will always be remembered for his loving smile, deep laugh and deep faith.

Danny is survived by his wife of 28 years, Joan Covelli of Middletown, DE; daughter, Lisa Coleman and her husband Timothy of Middletown, DE; daughter, Pamela Muller and husband Jeffrey of Elkton, MD; son Robert Ryder and his wife Lisa of Spokane, WA; son, James Gibson of Staunton, VA; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Services for Danny will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made payable to "Ashley Addiction Treatment Center" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 East Main Street, Elkton, MD 21921. To send online condolences, please visit

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