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Leo G. McGovern

September 27, 1947 - May 29, 2019

          Leo G. McGovern, Jr., age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

          Born on September 27, 1947, he was a son of the late Leo G. McGovern, Sr.  and Margaret Hilbert McGovern.  Leo worked for DuPont experimental station as a welder.  He had a deep love for his family, especially his grandchildren.  In his spare time, Leo enjoyed crabbing, hunting, fishing and cooking.  His fondest memories were made while camping with his family.  Leo will always be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Mary McClosky, Anne McGovern and George McGovern.  Leo is survived by his daughters, Erin McGovern and Meredith McGovern; sister, Margaret Saiauskie-McGovern; and grandchildren, Jordan McGovern and Alivia A. Webb.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 2:30 pm.  Interment will be held privately.

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5 Guestbook messages for Leo G. McGovern

  • Sorry for your loss Mary.I will keep you and your family in prayer.

  • Meredith and Erin,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time for the loss of your Dad. He was a great person and friend and will be truly missed.
    Love always, Noni

  • Good bye my dear friend hope you are scouting out prime crabbing and fishing spots on the other side
    . You will be dearly missed but hope they are ready for you. Take care.

  • Marge Very sorry for your loss.

  • Merri and Erin, Your father will be so dearly missed. He left me with so many wonderful memories.