Carolyn M. McGovern
November 20, 1963 – November 29, 2018
Carolyn M. McGovern was born 20 November 1963, Uniontown, Pennsylvania. She had a graduate degree from University of Alabama and an undergraduate degree from University of South Florida. Professionally, she taught as an adjunct professor for Central Texas College, Kaplan University, and Purdue.
Carolyn was "Promoted to Glory" 29 November 2018, while at home in New Market, Alabama surrounded by her Family.
Carolyn is survived by her husband, Kevin McGovern, their three children; Tyler (senior at University of Alabama), Kamren (freshman at University of Alabama), Abbey (sophomore at Buckhorn High School), and three rescued Golden Retrievers (Walker, Pippa, and Tucker). Carolyn's parents, Charles and Joan Holloman reside in Uniontown, PA, and she has two sisters, Joyce Moore and Carla Stavish.
Visitation by Family and Friends is scheduled for 5 Dec. 2018. Family reflections and Family time, 11:45 am Visitation by friends and Family time, 12:15 pm A "Celebration Of Life" ceremony will be led by Minister Ron Williams at 1:00 pm.
Carolyn has been battling Ovarian Cancer the last eight (8) years, and wishes those willing visit www.SherryStrong.org and educate yourself and others about this disease. She also requested in lieu of flowers, special consideration to make a contribution to www.SherryStrong.org in her honor.
Feel strong. Feel beautiful. Feel healthy. Surviving ovarian cancer with grace.
- Kevin McGovern, Husband
- Tyler McGovern, Son
- Kamren McGovern, Son
- Abbey McGovern, Daughter
- Charles and Joan Holloman, Parents
- Joyce Moore and Carla Stavish, Sisters
- Walker, Pippa, and Tucker, Golden Retrievers
- Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
- Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Carolyn M. McGovern
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December 10, 2018
Kevin and Family,
We are so sorry about your loss. Caroline’s faith in Jesus brought her to heaven. What a blessing it was to know Caroline. Her strength as she fought her illness was amazing. She loved you all so much. May God bring you peace and comfort.
In HIS Grip, Kevin and Kathy
December 5, 2018
Carolyn and the family she created will always be an inspiration for me. The support she showed me during my father's illness and passing while she was struggling with her own fight was something so special to me. I will always cherish her memory and all she has gifted to us in her family and especially her children. I am so blessed and Carolyn and her family are part of those blessings. I love you all - Joe
December 4, 2018
Kevin, I pray that God will provide you and your family with strength , understanding and healing. I consider our times spent together a blessing, and my heart aches for you, Abbey, Carla, and the boys. Carolyn has her wings and heaven truly has an Angel.
December 3, 2018
Kevin I am sorry to hear about Carolyn. I hope you and the family find peace in her memory and cherish all the time you all had together.
December 1, 2018
I met Carolyn in 1999 when our husbands were stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana. We hit it off immediately especially after we learned we shared the same roots back in southwestern PA. We stayed in touch through the years. I last talked to her almost two years ago but we've messaged through Facebook since then. I have been thinking of her so much lately and had wanted to call to catch up. I had no idea she was sick again. Kevin and kids, you have my deepest sympathy. I admired Carolyn so much for her strength and determination. She was truly amazing and I'm a better person for knowing her. God Bless you all.