Patricia A. (James) McGovern

December 29, 1935 ~ November 14, 2018 (age 82)

Patricia A. McGovern, 82, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Wednesday peacefully at Orwigsburg Center.

Patricia was born in Schuylkill Haven, Dec. 29, 1935, a daughter of the late Mary Carr and Paul James.

She was a graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, Class of 1954.

Patricia had been a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, and Landingville Fire Company.

She was employed as a clerk at Brok-Sel Markets, Schuylkill Haven, from the time of their opening until her retirement.

She was also employed by Plain & Fancy Donut Shop, Schuylkill Haven.

Patricia was preceded in death by her longtime companion, Francis Dukmen, who passed away in September 2018; a daughter, Michele "Mitzi" Moyer; two sisters, Rose Zubris and Marietta Wallace.

Patricia is survived by a daughter, Mary "Molly" Trumbo, wife of Keith, Landingville. She is also survived by grandchildren, Shelby Trumbo, Johnathan Trumbo, Janel Aungst and Jennifer Hinkle; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., 25 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven, with Pastor James Fidler officiating. A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901. Interment will be private at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven, at a later date.

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