Nancy L. McGovern

Longtime Ridgefield resident Nancy McGovern died Wednesday December 19th at age 67. Nancy was and is a cherished daughter, a loved sister and wife, a kind mother, a great neighbor and friend, and a joyful grandmother. She was born Nancy Lynch and was raised in Chicago IL where she graduated from St Marks Elementary School, Sienna High School, and then attended DePaul University. She married and started her family in the Chicago area and moved to Ridgefield in 1977. Nancy raised her family of five while working and retired recently from Boehringer Ingelheim where she worked in many various roles including Research and Development, and Administration. She was a long time active member of her church St. Elizabeth Seton where she for many years volunteered in the pre baptism pnrogram. Aside from family and friends Nancy enjoyed nothing more than crafting and was always generous with her creations. Nancy is survived by her husband Pat McGovern of Ridgefield Ct, sister Sister Margaret "Peggy" Lynch of St. Mary of the Woods, IN, son Brian (Janet) McGovern of Brookfield CT, son Mike (Lisa) McGovern of Greensburg, PA, daughter Stacey McGovern of Ridgefield CT, and son Scott (Kelly) McGovern of Deltona, FL. The family knows Nancy has now joined her youngest daughter Elizabeth McGovern in heaven. Nancy adored her Grandchildren, and they miss her already: Morgan McGovern, Devin McGovern, Garrett McGovern, Seamus McGovern and Cavan McGovern. The McGovern Family will receive friends at the Kane Funeral Home 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, CT Sunday, December 23rd from 2 - 5 pm, A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 9:30 am Monday, December 24th at St Elizabeth Seton Church, 520 Ridgebury Rd., Ridgefield, CT followed by the burial in St Peter's Cemetery in Danbury, CT. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Visiting Nurses Association of Ridgefield, 90 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT  06877.

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