Florence T. Govoni
1927 - 2019
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Florence T. Govoni, 91, formerly of West Springfield, MA, passed away Wednesday morning in a Rhode Island Nursing Home. Florence was born in New York City, raised in West Springfield, MA and moved to Westerly, RI in 1984. She and her husband Quinto owned and operated Govoni's Market on Baldwin Street for many years. She was a longtime communicant of the former St. Ann's Church and belonged to the Dante Club. She was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, Quinto L. Govoni who died in 1987, and brothers Freddy and John Fiorini of West Springfield. Florence leaves a sister, Lillian Pinzone, and her husband Anthony of Venice, FL and Westerly, RI, a brother, Leo Fiorini and his wife Beverly of Venice, FL, and a sister in law, Eva Fiorini of West Springfield, MA. She also leaves a son John Govoni and his wife Sandra; two daughters Elaine Chicoria and her husband Ken and Patricia Miers and her husband Jeff. Florence will be dearly missed by her eight grandchildren Lynn, Laura, Brian, Alyssa, Michael, Katie, Jessica, and Eric, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at the West Springfield Curran-Jones Funeral Home, 109 Main Street, 01089, Monday, March 25th at 11:00 am followed by burial in St. Thomas Cemetery, 420 Kings Highway, West Springfield. Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. For more information please visit curranjones.com.

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Published in The Westerly Sun on Mar. 22, 2019.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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March 24, 2019
"Tempus fugit" for everybody and we can do nothing.....only the faith can help us during this time.
Siamo veramente dispiaciuti per la perdita di Florence che la ricordiamo con il suo sorriso e gentilezza.
Sentite condoglianze e un abbraccio a tutti i famigliari. Chissa' se fara' tanti tortellini anche in paradiso!
Ferruccio-Galdino Tassinari
March 24, 2019
I am sending my deepest sympathies to all of the Govoni and Fiorini family. I have such fond memories of Florence and Govinis market. She was always such a cheerful lovely woman. I am unable to attend the services. I will pray for you all. You now have a special angel in Heaven
Sue (Campanini) Tansey
Friend
March 21, 2019
The Govonis had the best italian grocery store That I have ever visited, and they were the best people to deal with.
Bob Donovan
Friend
March 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss,,,Florence was my next door neighbor for many years on apache drive,,,she was my strength on many days when I needed her after my husband died,I loved her and her kindness she showed me,,,Rip lovely lady,,,,,we'll miss you,,,,,,Jane mcneace
Jane Mcneace
March 21, 2019
My heart goes out to you for your deep loss you must be feeling for your beloved Florence. How sad to lose someone so loved. May you find comfort in prayer and in one another. (Jeremiah 29:12,13)
March 20, 2019
Sorry for your loss. Take time to grieve and find comfort in knowing that God is near to all those calling on him. Psalm 145:18
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