Martha G. McGovern
1951 ∼ 2016
Martha "Marty" G. (Tine) McGovern, age 65, of Bridgewater died peacefully on Dec. 27 while surrounded by her family.
Marty was the loving daughter of the late C. Gerald and Geraldine (Sipprelle) Tine, and she grew up in Northampton MA. She was a 1970 graduate of Chapel Hill School for Girls in Waltham. She met her future husband John at UMass Amherst; the two would marry on June 7, 1975 and raise their children in Bridgewater.
Marty was a devoted homemaker and later on worked at SM Klane and several other local businesses. Marty was an artist at heart and was a well known member of the Kept Creations community in Whitman; she often attended two or three classes per week. She loved her time with her dogs; Jake, Princess, and Ginger, but was ultimately happiest when surrounded by her husband, children, and grandchildren.
Marty is survived by her loving husband, John McGovern, her sons Zachary and Dillon, their wives Lisa and Lauren, her grandchildren, Mona, Colin, Rosemary and Marcus, her brother David Tine, and her sisters, Elizabeth Whittaker and Rebecca Carroll.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sat January 14, 2017, at 11:00am at First Parish Church, 50 School Street, Bridgewater MA 02324. Burial will be held privately at Elmwood Cemetery, East Bridgewater.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Big Brother Big Sister, 715 Crescent St, Brockton, MA 02302.