Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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Joseph F. Govero, 76, passed away 1:42 pm, Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.

Born February 16, 1943 in Ridgewood, MO, he was the son of Pete and Mary (Snell) Govero.

He had worked as a Boilermaker for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers before retiring.

Joe was a member of Bethalto Masonic Lodge #406 and Ainad Shriner's Lodge in East St. Louis.

On November 30, 1959, he married Virginia "Darlene" Warren.  She survives.

Surviving also are a son, Ronnie Govero of Bunker Hill; daughter, Christine Doolen of East Alton; grandchildren, Kyle (Jodi) Doolen, Courtney (Adam) Miller; great grandchildren, Lorelei and Falynn Doolen, Raegan and Reid Miller; brothers, John and Bill Govero both of Cottage Hills; severl nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents and daughter-in-law, Tina Govero preceded in death.

Visitation will be from 4-8 pm, Wednesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River where services will be held at 10:30 am, Thursday.  Father Donald Wolford will officiate.

Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children.