Robert T. McGovern

Date of Passing:

June 23, 2020

McGovern, Robert T., 73, of Carousel Drive, Riverside, died unexpectedly on June 23, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Robert J. and Doris E. (Bengtson) McGovern, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Mr. McGovern was a maintenance worker for Rhode Island Country Club before retiring.

Robert was a member of the Riverside American Legion Post #10 and Riverside Bishop Hickey Knights of Columbus.

Mr. McGovern was a Unites States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday June 27, 2020 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Robert’s memory to Riverside American Legion Post #10, 830 Willett Avenue, Riverside, RI 02915 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. Eternal Rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May their souls, and all the souls of the faithful departed; through the Mercy of God, Rest in Peace in company with Christ and may they rejoice in your Kingdom.

    Bishop Hickey Knights of Columbus

  2. So there is no confusion, Bobby was a Viet Nam war veteran and not an era veteran. You will be missed my friend. I am grateful for our time to share our experiences together. May you rest in peace my brother !!

  3. You are a good neighbor as well a friend . You are deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you now rest in peice. God bless you bobby.

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