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Heather L Covey

Heather L. Covey, 18, of Gardner died peacefully Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in Boston Children's Hospital, following a long battle with Cystic Fibrosis.
Heather was born in Gardner on April 2, 1998, the daughter of Robin (Leaf) Bourque.
She would have been entering her Senior year at Gardner High School this fall.
Heather loved all types of arts and crafts. She also loved painting, camping, boating and spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed spending Friday nights at the Polish American Citizens Club of Gardner attending "Cruisin' Nights" and listening to the bands. She dearly loved her four cats, Sandy, Snuggles, Stormy and Snickers. Heather enjoyed making and selling rainbow loom bracelets and forwarded the proceeds to Cystic Fibrosis research. She was a Committee Member for the American Cancer Society, Gardner Relay for Life and loved participating in the Special Olympics.
Heather leaves her mother, Robin (Leaf) Bourque and stepfather, Joey Furr of Gardner; one half-sister, Tia Covey; three aunts, Sharon and her husband Bob Putnam of NC, Annette Robichaud of Gardner and Charlene Robichaud of Gardner; two uncles, Ed Leaf and his wife Jackie of NY and J.R. Lustyik of NY; and her Godmother, Theresa Miller of Gardner.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner.
There are no calling hours.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Massachusetts Chapter, 220 North Main Street, Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760. Please note in memory of Heather L. Covey.
Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner is handling the arrangements.
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Saturday, July 30th, 2016 10:00am, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner

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To the family of Heather L. Covey, I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that "Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18) With sympathy,

kelsey lee Jul 31 2016 12:00 AM

Dave and I are so sorry to hear of Heathers passing. What a lovely gal. It was such a pleasure to see her at camp and she was one of the first people that we introduced our McGee too. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Cathy and Dave Garland Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM

My heartfelt sympathy to Robin, Joe, family and friends of Heather. I know how bad it hurts to lose someone you love but I can't begin to know how it is to lose a child!!!! May you find some comfort knowing she is free of pain and has been embraced by the Lord. I am sure your mother and Patty are with her now. If you need to talk or need anything please don't hesitate to call me. God bless all of you during this most difficult time in your lives!!!!!

Sandy Rich Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss Robin! I remember Heather toddling around in her walker as baby, the neighborhood kids all loved her so much. Prayers to your family, and Theresa.

Kristy Moran Jul 29 2016 12:00 AM

To Heather's family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I was blessed to have had the opportunity to have meet such a brave and beautiful soul! Heaven has truly gained an angel! Fly high and breathe easy! RIP Heather! '

Alisha Griffin RN Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Heather. I haven't seen her in a few years but always will remember her coming in my store and searching for the perfect Webkin!Of course she had a hard time to narrow it down to one! She would fill me in on all the latest in the Webkinz world! Always a pleasure seeing her. Thoughts and prayers for Heathers family and friends. With deepest sympathy, Peg

Peg Quesnel Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

Robin & Joe, My heart goes out to you and your family. I loved all the post and pics you had posted of Heather and her accomplishments. Heather was as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside. That my friend will not go un-noticed. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Luvs & Hugs...

Becky LeBlanc Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

God has sent so many special people into our lives and Heather was one of them. We marvel at her strength as she dealt with her illness. We will miss her. Our condolences to those of you in her family and to her friens who traveled that difficult path with her.

Paula and Fran Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

My deepest and sincerest condolences. So sorry for the loss of such an angel. May she fly high with the angels and R.I.P. I have never had the privilege to meet Heather but I had heard a lot about her from my sister Tracy Berry. May God guide you in your time of need and help you through your sorrows. May God Bless you all!!! Keeping you in my prayers. {{{ Love & Hugs }}}

Judy Lombardo-Hjort Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

Robin, Joe and family I am so sorry for then loss of such a beautiful light in the world. She touched many hearts with her beautiful soul. May she rest in peace and fly high with the angels all the love .

Katie Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

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