Robert R. Kovera, 72, of Naples, FL passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012. Robert was born to Joseph and Anne Kovera in Chicago, IL.
He leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Arlene; his children, Janet Elliott (Sid), Kathy Knabel Bailey (Dan), Linda Kovera; his grandchildren, Brian A. Robinson, Michael I. Knabel, Elyse Elliott and Hanna Elliott.
Robert and Arlene graduated from the University of Illinois, College of Pharmacy in 1962 and were married in 1963.
Robert, his wife and family moved to Naples in 1972, after falling in love with the town during a vacation in 1968. They owned Naples 5th Avenue Pharmacy and later became involved in Real Estate. Robert was also an avid historian and collector of historical items.
The family will receive friends and family on Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens, 525 111th Avenue North, Naples, FL 34108.
A Memorial Service will take place immediately after the Visitation.
His presence and memories of him will remain in our hearts forever and he will be profoundly missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert's memory may be made to a charity of your choice .