Ann McGovern

Obituary of Ann McGovern

Ann McGovern (nee Dolan), passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She is pre-deceased by her husband Pat. Ann will be sadly missed by her loving family, her daughter Mary (Cathy), son Patrick (Padraig), son in law Tim, daughter in law Stacey, granddaughter Aine, grandsons Timmy, Paddy, and Charlie, her sister Mae (Canada) and brother Patsy (Ireland), niece Maureen, nephews Patrick, Kevin and David, relatives, neighbors and friends. Ann arrived to the US, sixty years ago. She met her husband at Gaelic Park and started their family on Mosholu Pkwy in the Bronx during the 1970's. She made frequent visits to Ireland with her children. She dealt with the loss of her husband in 1990 and raised her two children in St Brendan's Parish. She returned to college and graduated from Lehman College in 1996. She worked as a para professional with the NYC Board of Education at PS 8 (Bedford Park) and PS 23 (Fordham Rd). She retired 3 years ago this June. Ann has lived many years with an underlying heart condition and fought to remain an active grandmother and mother to her family. She passed away peacefully at home with her family saying the rosary at her bedside. She has lived her life dedicated to her Catholic faith and the many prayers she said for others. She will always be remembered for being a hardworking, kind, and loving person. With everyone’s health and NY regulations in mind, the number of visitors must be monitored. Mourners will be asked to be patient and must prepare to wait outside the building. Visitors will be cycled through while practicing social distancing so that all may have the chance to pay their respects. Please remember, the sick, elderly and those with compromised health, should avoid public settings. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held… Our Parishes are also practicing recommended guidelines, limiting the number of people that may gather in church. Seating for family will be designated, and friends will be allowed in as room permits, however, this will be limited. If you would like to attend the Funeral Mass, please understand that seating cannot be guaranteed and you should be prepared to observe from a distance. Viewing will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. in Hodder Farenga Funeral Home, 899 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704 Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:30 A.M. in Holy Rosary Church, Hawthorne, NY Interment will be held in Ireland
Friday
18
September

Viewing

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, September 18, 2020
Hodder Farenga Funeral Home
899 McLean Ave
Yonkers, New York, United States
(914) 237-5800
Saturday
19
September

Mass

11:30 am
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Holy Rosary Church
170 Bradhurst Ave
Hawthorne, New York, United States
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