Sister Mary McGovern CSJ

FRAMINGHAM – Sister Mary McGovern, CSJ (Sister M. Leonardine), in her 74th year as a beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, died Monday, July 31, 2017. 

Devoted daughter of the late Frank L. and Mary A. (Cornwall) McGovern.

Sister Mary is survived by her loving brother, Frank McGovern, her nephew, Paul McGovern, and his family, many devoted friends, and her Sisters in the Congregation.

Formerly missioned as teacher at St. Rita School, South End; Sacred Heart School, East Cambridge;  Immaculate Conception School, Everett; St. William School, Dorchester; St. Catherine School, Somerville; Sacred Heart School, Weymouth; St. Mary School, Dedham; as well as Sudbury Extended Day Care in Sudbury.  Sister Mary also ministered as a nurse’s aide at Bethany Health Care Center, Framingham; as Pastoral Minister at Queen of the Apostles Seminary, Dedham; and Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Sudbury.

Visiting hours at Holy Spirit Chapel, Bethany Health Care Center, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham, Thursday, August 3, 2017, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

Prayer Service at 10:15 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass and Prayers of Final Commendation at Bethany at 10:30 a.m.

Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Natick.

Arrangements by Norton Funeral Home in Framingham.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, c/o Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA  02135

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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