Details for Thomas A. McGovern

Thomas A. McGovern, age 87, of Janesville passed away Friday, January 12, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Janesville. He was born in Pennsylvania on May 26, 1930, the son of Louis and Ruth (Hugeny) McGovern. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. Thomas married Patricia “Pat” Johnson on November 27, 1986 in Lake Tahoe, CA. He worked in the Aerospace industries, was a past Exalted Ruler of the Fullerton California Elks Lodge, a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge, a great lover of dogs, a member of the Illinois/Wisconsin Alaskan Malamute Club, and a member of the Alaskan Malamute Club of America. He enjoyed golfing and camping. Thomas is survived by his wife, Patricia “Pat” McGovern; daughter, Marjorie (Geoff) Savage, of CA; two granddaughters, Sabrina and Amanda; sister, Teresa “Tickie” (Glenn) Yeager, of PA; and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers James McGovern and Donald McGovern. Private services will be held at a later date. Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. For online obituary and registry: