A. Kent McGovern
Of Nason Died
At Age 55
A. Kent McGovern, 55, of Nason died 6:25 a.m. Oct. 21, 1998,
at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
He was president of Mt. Vernon Truck Body until failing health.
Mr. McGovern was born Feb. 11, 1943, in Nason, a son of Pete and
Louise (Dudley) McGovern. Sept. 3, 1961, in Mt. Vernon, he married
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Fry and Frick Funeral Home in
Waltonville with Pastor Roger McGovern officiating. Burial will be
in Abner Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Fry and Frick Funeral Home.
Mr. McGovern is survived by his mother, Louise of Nason; ex-wife and friend,
Donna McGovern of Mt. Vernon; two sons, Robert and wife Lisa of Bluford and
Logan McGovern of McLeansboro; one daughter, Patricia and husband Floyd Garofolo
of Ina; six grandchildren, Shayna Garofolo and special friend Jason Dudley Amber
and Christina Garofolo, Doug and Lynsey McGovern and Ryan Brawley; three brothers,
Larry McGovern and wife Sandy of Nason, Roger McGovern and wife Angela of Mt. Vernon
and David McGovern and wife Debbie of Williamsburg, Va.; two sisters, Joyce Etheridge
and husband Bob of Freemont, Calif. and Paula Goessman and husband Ron of New Baden;
one aunt, Jo of West Virginia; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Mr. McGovern was preceded in death by his father, Peter McGovern; one brother; all of
his grandparents; one niece, Pam Goessman; one granddaughter, Michelle Brawley; and
several aunts and uncles.
He was a 1960 graduate of Waltonville High School.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Oct. 21, 1998
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans