Anne Patricia McGovern

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Anne Patricia Buckley McGovern, 78, of Pottsville, died Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian St.

Born Nov. 9, 1939, in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Edgar P. and Nan Higgins Buckley.

She was a graduate of Nativity BVM High School and attended Marywood University. Prior to retiring, she worked at Boscov's in Pottsville. Anne was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville.

She is survived by her husband, Donald F. McGovern Sr., with whom she celebrated 57 years of marriage on Sept. 10, 2017; a daughter, Maribeth McGovern and her husband, Majid Al-Sharif, Houston, Texas; three sons, Donald F. McGovern Jr. and his wife, Susan Bennett, Auburn; David McGovern, Pottsville; Robert J. McGovern and his wife, Suzanne, Pottsville; four grandchildren, Collin, Zachary, Elise and Tariq; nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday from St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions made to Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville PA, 17901. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville. Arrangements are under the care of James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. Please share your memories and condolences with Anne's family by signing the guest book at www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Republican & Herald on May 13, 2018