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Jennie McGovern, 89, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Anton and Stella Damek. After graduation of high school she attended Hunter College in Manhattan she studied voice at the Metropolitan Opera House. For a short time after college she worked for a telephone company in New York. She married Edward in 1950. They moved to Indiana in 1966. She got her master's degree at IPFW and became a teacher for Fort Wayne community school and taught at Schambaugh for 21 years. After retirement Jennie and Ed enjoyed traveling, including going to Cancun every year, and visiting their children. She is survived by her husband, Edward McGovern; children,Jeffrey (Kate) McGovern, Robert McGovern, and Gary (Brenda) McGovern; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister Sophia Dyrsten. Private family services to be held at a later date. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park.