Born in Fall River, Mass., a daughter of Joseph Ferreira of Barrington and the late Eleanor (Giannattasio) Ferreira, she lived in Barrington for 41 years.
Mrs. McGovern was a manager for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., the Providence Washington Insurance Co. and the American Universal Insurance Co. for 35 years.
She was a volunteer for the Rhode Island SPCA and loved spending time with her animals.
Besides her father, she is survived by a sister, Robyn K. Silvia of West Warwick; a brother-in-law, Kenneth M. Kilduff of West Warwick; and her niece, Nariah Silvia of West Warwick.
Her funeral was held on Monday, Jan. 7, in the W. Raymond Watston Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington. www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com.