Cheryl McGovern Mowris
Cheryl McGovern Mowris passed away peacefully on May 26 at her home in Atlanta, Georgia, at the age of 72. She was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, to Merle and Helen McGovern. She moved with her family as an infant to Fairbanks, her mother's hometown. She is a graduate of Lathrop High School and Michigan State University. Cheryl is survived by three brothers, four children, six grandchildren, and her beloved husband of 52 years, Eric Mowris. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes to honor Cheryl's passion for children's welfare through donations to benefit the children's ministry at Northwest Presbyterian Church. Donations may be made in her name by mail or at For more on Cheryl's life story, please visit
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Published by Daily News-Miner on May 31, 2020.
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In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Ryan McGovern
June 7, 2020
Cheryl was my dear friend for over 43 years. She embodied
the true spirit of generosity, love, friendship and more love than anyone I know. I am delighted to have been numbered as a friend.
May the God who loves us grant her husband, Eric, children: Philip, Lisa, Kevin and Brian, their spouses and Grandchildren plus her brothers, Peace and Comfort
During this time of their loss.
Garcia Catherine
May 31, 2020
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