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Mary E McGovern

August 14, 1934 March 16, 2019
Mary E McGovern
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Mary E. McGovern, 84, of Morris Township, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

Born on August 14, 1934 in Jersey City, NJ, Mary graduated from Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY in 1956. She loved her 17-year career as a grammar school teacher in the Jersey City public school system. Mary married Joseph R. McGovern and together they raised her four surviving children, Jennifer (Filip), Joseph (Susan), Cindy (Chris) and Brian (Lacey). Throughout her life, Mary loved cooking and reading at her favorite coffee shops as well as vacationing at the Jersey Shore with her family. She was a loving grandmother to her five grandkids, making holidays extra fun.

Mary was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, her parents, Alice and John Mulvaney, and her sister, Margaret.

A funeral mass will be held on Thursday March 21st at 10AM at St. Virgil’s Church in Morris Plains NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Susan G. Komen foundation North Jersey Chapter would be greatly appreciated.

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10:00 AM 3/21/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/21/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Virgil's Church

250 Speedwell Ave.
Morris Plains, NJ 07950

St. Virgil's Church
250 Speedwell Ave. Morris Plains 07950 NJ
United States

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