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GOVONI, Eleanor F. (Teed) Of Winthrop, June 2, 2016. Beloved wife of the late John B. Govoni and the late Paul J. Ryan. Devoted mother of Paul R. Govoni and his wife Ruth C. of Winthrop, Jill E. Carter and her husband Robert Jr. of Winthrop and the late Daniel J. Govoni. Adored grandmother of Daniel and Cassandra Govoni and Kaitlyn, Danielle, and Michael Carter. Cherished daughter of the late Florence (Carter) Stokowski and her late step-father, John Stokowski. Dear sister of George Coleman of Worcester, and the late Stephen Stokowski, Robert Coleman, and Ellen Susan Stokowski. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St,. WINTHROP, on Tues., June 7, 2016 at 9am. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will follow in Winthrop Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home on Mon from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168, or to the Viking Pride Foundation, P.O. Box 37, Winthrop, MA 02152. Eleanor was a member of the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Assn. and the Winthrop Catholic Woman's Club. She was a graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 1947. Every year, Eleanor enjoyed cooking for the Winthrop Parents Club and for Winthrop High School Senior Night. For guestbook and directions, please visit www.mauricekirbyfh.com. Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home Winthrop 617-846-0909
Published in The Boston Globe on June 5, 2016
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