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“Dear Tim,Kathy and girls,Our deepest sympathies, from my entire family. Please accept our condolences, know that we are here for you, and don't...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Catherine Grosskopf - Groton, MA

“I can't believe that you gone I'm gonna miss you so much. I feel bad that I don't say good bye to you Rest In Peace Pat ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Liza Nieves - Lowell, MA - Friend

“To Bob, Joanne and Family our heartfelt sympathy to you on the death of your dear mother. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Bert and...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Deirdre Mulligan - Manchester, CT

“deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom,hope you know we are thinking of you all. special woman special family, god bless you all. will always feel...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: fran metcalf - stoneham, MA

“Bobby Joanne and the whole Gover Family I am so sorry to hear of your loss I hope all your memories will help you in your grief. She was a beautiful...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Morabito - Tewksbury, MA

“My love and prayers to all the Government family. I am Diane Williams Buttimer who lived across the street from you growing up on Watts Street. Loved...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Buttimer - STONEHAM, MA

“My sincerest condolences to the Gover Family; you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Patti Bohling - Boston, MA

“Auntie Pat, I am so glad to hear that you are back with Uncle Bob. You were like a second mother to me in my adolescent years and that is no lie....Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: John Long - Gloucester, MA

“Sorry to hear about Pat's passing. Her smile was always there. Pat and Bob raised a incredible family of which there was 3 Firefighters whom she...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“To all my cousins whom I consider my as my brothers and sisters, I'm so sorry for your loss. There are so many memories......Aunt Pat loved and...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Maureen Hobin

“Pat, I will miss you. Your gentle soul and smile brought so much joy to us ladies at Windsor place. My deepest condolences to the family. May you...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Patti Chenevert - Wakefield

“Gover & Kennedy Family,I was so saddened to hear of the passing of Aunt Pat.Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of your Mom, Nana, Sister...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Joan Beaulieu - Pawtucket, RI

“Chris And Kate - I am deeply shocked and saddened at the sudden death of your mother. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I am always...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Brian Graziano - Kingston, MA


Patricia E. (Kennedy) Gover, a resident of Stoneham and formerly of Malden and Somerville, entered into eternal life on February 25, 2019 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was 89 years of age.

Patricia was born in Medford on December 24, 1929, a daughter of the late Joseph S. Kennedy and Mary (Devine) Kennedy. She grew up in Somerville where she was educated in the Somerville Public School system and graduated from Somerville High School. Patricia was a homemaker throughout her life, taking care of her beloved family.

Patricia is the beloved wife of the late retired Somerville Fire Department Deputy Chief, Robert L. Gover. She is the devoted mother of Mary and Robert Reardon, retired Boston Firefighter Robert and Joanne Gover, Daniel and Carol Gover, Patricia and William Stoney, retired Massport Fire Department Captain Timothy and Kathleen Gover, Somerville Fire Department Captain Girard and Catherine Gover, Ronald and Christine Gover, Annette Clooney, Christopher and Kate Gover, William Gover and husband Marcus Fenner, and the late Joanne Reardon and her surviving husband Joseph. She is the loving Nana to 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She is the beloved sister of Ellen Gay, Joan Davis, and the late Mary Hobin, Winifred O'Leary, Marguerite DiPietro, Ann MaGuire, and Bernadette Doe. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St. Stoneham on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10 A.M. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 4 to 7 P.M. Interment, Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in Patricia's name to a charity of your choice.