Patrick J. McGovern, age 69, of McHenry, died Sunday, August 6, 2017, at JourneyCare in Woodstock.
He was born January 4, 1948 in Chicago to John and Elizabeth (O’Brien) McGovern.
Patrick was a resident of McHenry since 2011, and formerly was a longtime resident of the Round Lake area. Prior to retiring, Patrick enjoyed a career spanning over 40 years in the printing industry. He was employed by Lake County Press in Park City. As a change of pace before retiring, he also was a part-time associate at Home Depot, working in the plumbing department.
Favorite pastimes during his lifetime included archery and golfing. Most of all, he enjoyed being able to spend time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include two children, Tracy (William) Hunt and Sean (Diana) McGovern; his partner, Eileen Johnson; six grandchildren, Nicholas Hunt, Daniel Hunt, Jackson Jaehnig, Samantha McGovern, Bryan McGovern, and Ethan McGovern; and his brother, Terry (Sharon) McGovern.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Barbara, on February 19, 2005.
Friends may visit with his family from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The memorial service will be at 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050