Edward Thomas Coveney

August 2, 1946February 1, 2019

Edward T. Coveney, 72, of Sandwich passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Karen (O'Connell) Coveney. Born in Boston, MA a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Goldie) Coveney. Eddie had worked as a mail handler for the United States Postal Service for many years. Many Sandwich residents and their dogs will remember him as the Wednesday keeper of the gates at the transfer station. Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Kelly Coveney and her husband “Wayno” of Sandwich; two sons, Timothy Coveney and his wife Veronique of Sandwich and Christopher Coveney and fiancé Christy of San Francisco, CA; a sister, Jane O’Leary and her husband Charlie of Venice, FL; grandchildren Devon, Brayden, Malcolm and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 154 Route 6A Sandwich. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2019. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital


  • Karen Coveney, Wife
  • Joseph Coveney, Father
  • Mary Coveney, Mother
  • Kelly Coveney and her husband “Wayno”, Daughter
  • Timothy Coveney and his wife Veronique, Son
  • Christopher Coveney and his fiancé Christy, Son
  • Jane O’Leary and her husband Charlie, Sister
  • He is also survived by grandchildren Devon, Brayden, Malcolm and many nieces and nephews.


  • Visiting Hours Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 9, 2019

Edward Thomas Coveney

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Nancy Johnson

February 5, 2019

Miss his wave and smile when we would walk by.

Fred Keyo

February 4, 2019

A lot of great memories with my good buddies Ed and Karen. Most on the Cape. Going to the Mill Hill Club, (We called the Mole Hole) The bands Brooklyn Bridge, The Happening, John Morgan. Your Fathers Moustache. Chase St. Pleasant St. Jolly Roger. We had a lot of laughs. Ed was always laughing and up for anything. Some too crazy. We ( Ed and I both loved our nice cars). Ed old pal Rest In Peace buddy. Your pal Freddy Boy.