2012-05-24 / Obituaries

Linda C. McGovern

Mrs. Linda McGovern, of Hopewell Junction, formerly of Lake Carmel, passed away peacefully at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, on Thursday May 17, 2012. She was 75 years old.

Linda was the beloved wife of the late James. She was the devoted mother to Christopher (Kim), Denise (Michael David) Burke, and Jeffrey (Jackie). Linda also leaves behind eight loving grandchildren— Karen, Michael, Lindsay, Erin, Sara, Tom, Kristi, and Joseph; as well as one cherished great granddaughter, Mikaela.

Linda was born on July 28, 1936 in Bari, Italy to the late Tripolino and Mary Romano. At age 11 she moved to the United States and was raised by her beloved aunt and uncle, Lola and Jack Sario, in Lake Carmel. She met her husband “Jimmy” in the Lake Carmel Fire Department marching band and married on April 7, 1956.

Mrs. McGovern was employed by Pitney Bowes in Danbury most of her adult life, retiring from the Stamford branch in 1995. Linda’s family was her life. She was an avid baton twirler in her youth and also enjoyed oil painting while raising her children.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Balsamo-Cordovano Funeral Home 15 Church Street, Carmel.

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