Nyack High School Class of '55

From the RC Journal News, Saturday, February 9th, 2002.

Francis J. McGovern of Pearl River, a retired Lieutenant of the Orangetown Police Department died Thursday, February 7, 2002 at Nyack Hospital. He was 65. Mr. McGovern worked as a Lieutenant for the Orangetown Police Dept. for 37 years, retiring in 1999. Mr. McGovern was born December 25, 1936 in Nyack, NY to Thomas and Loretta McGovern.  He was educated in Nyack and graduated from Nyack High School in 1955. He received his Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Mercy College. Francis served in the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1961 attaining the rank of private. He is survived by his wife Dale McGovern of Pearl River, his daughters Laurie and son-in-law Christopher O'Connell of Pearl River and Michele and son-in-law Stephen Jochum of Suffern, son Robert McGovern of Pearl River, along with three loving grandchildren Michael, Lindsey and Jake. He is also survived by his siblings Patricia Werner of Pearl River and Matthew McGovern of Congers. He is predeceased by his loving parents Thomas and Loretta McGovern and a brother Thomas McGovern.

Visiting will be held Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 3-5 and 7-9 pm at the Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday 10 am at St. Margaret's R.C. Church. Burial to follow at St. Catharine's Cemetery, Blauvelt, NY. Friends may send memorial donations to the American Cancer Society.

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