Govaert, Johan (Hans)
79, of Peabody, devoted husband of Elise (Smets) Govaert, son of the late Alfred and Maria (van Bers) Govaert, loving father to Fred Govaert of Manchester, NH, Roger and his wife Valerie Govaert of Peabody and Steven and his wife Eileen Govaert of Franklin Square, NY, brother of Frits, George, Christ, Berthe, Rosemarie Govaert, and Riet van Dorssen, all of the Netherlands, grandfather of Madison, Serena, Kaelen, Riley, Reagan, Cormac, Casey, and Grady Govaert. He is also survived by many in-laws, nieces and nephews. Hans' Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 12:30 PM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., PEABODY, to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 until 8:00 PM. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name either to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923 or Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services, 50 Bay State Road, Reading, MA 01867. For directions and
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Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 22, 2013