David A. Sovie, Sr., 70, Henderson Harbor, died Sunday evening, January 13, 2013, at his home.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Patricks Church on Friday, January 18, at 10AM with Rev. Donald Robinson officiating. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.
David was born in Watertown on March 29, 1942, son of Joseph J. and M. Eva Merkley Sovie. He graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy and received his bachelor degree from St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY. He married Bonnie L. Pinkerton on April 23, 1966 in Rochester and the couple divorced in 2001.
David owned and operated David A. Sovie Real Estate Appraisal Services in Watertown. He was a senior designated member of the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers and held the Certified Real Estate Appraiser designation. David was also a member of the Jefferson-Lewis, New York State, and National Board of Realtors. He was well-known for his sense of humor, gourmet cooking, baking, and love of travel.
David is survived by his son, David A. Sovie, San Francisco, CA; his daughter, Susan A. Sovie, Sackets Harbor; his brother, Daniel P. Sovie, Florida; and several nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by his parents and his brother, R. Joseph Sovie.
Donations in his name may be made to Credo Community Foundation, 595 W. Main St., Watertown, NY 13601. Condolences may be made at http://www.cummingsfuneral.com/.