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James McGovern

McGovern, James P. "Red". Born and raised in Chicago, passed away peacefully in his sleep at age 95, on December 31, 2013. Preceded in death by his parents John and Ellen (nee Sweeney) and his sister Patricia Karol. Survived by his Nephew, James (Carol) Karol, Niece Patricia Borowczyk and Great Nephew Michael Borowczyk. Graduate of St. Margaret Mary School, St. George H. S. and the University of Notre Dame. Veteran of WW II, served in the Pacific in the Army Air Corp. He was an entrepreneur as well as an avid sportsman. He enjoyed golf, tennis, dancing, coaching football and baseball. He will be fondly missed by his family and friends. Memorial Mass at St. Margaret Mary Church, 2324 W. Chase Ave. Chicago, on February 13th at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60660.

Published in Chicago Tribune on Feb. 9, 2014
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