Friday, February 17, 2012

Carter Covert, BHS 1940

Carter Covert, BHS 1940

Los Angeles Times (CA) - July 12, 1991

Carter Covert, a Burbank dentist for 35 years, has died in a Burbank hospital. He was 69.

A longtime Burbank resident, Covert died Tuesday of complications of a heart attack, said his daughter, Christine Covert of Los Angeles.

Born in San Bernardino, Covert came to Burbank as a child and graduated from Burbank High School. During World War II, he was stationed with the U.S. Navy Air Corps in Pensacola, Fla. Covert graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1954 and two years later opened his dental office in Burbank. Covert practiced general dentistry until the time of his death.

Covert was a member of the American Dental Assn., California Dental Assn., Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity at USC, Lakeside Golf Club and was active with the USC Dental Alumni Assn. He also was a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Burbank.

In addition to his daughter Christine, Covert is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jo Anne Covert; daughters Kathleen Covert of Sherman Oaks and Nancy Snowden of Burbank; sister Ernestine Bartosh of Chatsworth; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church of Burbank, of which Covert was a member. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills, is handling the arrangements.

Donations can be made in Covert's name to the First United Methodist Church of Burbank for the dental clinic in Maua, Africa. The address of the church is 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank 91502.

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