Margaret McGovern (Smith)
Margaret Smith McGovern, 81, of Brevard passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
She was the daughter of the late Emmett Michael and Hilda Stalder Smith. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Hilda and Shirley and one brother, Edward.
Margaret began her nursing career as the youngest nurse at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital where she was involved with the development of the Heart/Lung machine. She retired from nursing to raise her family then went to work for Boston Capital. She was active in New England community theatre as an actress and director. Margaret moved to Brevard in 1995 and continued working until 2008. She was the past president of the Rocky Hill Homeowners Association.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Thomas McGovern, son, Michael McGovern and wife Susan David of Ann Arbor, MI, daughter, Maura McGovern of Lowell, MA, grandchildren, Joseph, Daniel, Matthew, Theo and Delia.
A Funeral Mass will be held 11am, Monday, March 19, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with a reception to follow in the church fellowship hall. Friends may come by the funeral home on Saturday, March 17th and Sunday, March 18th between 2pm and 4pm to pay their respects.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to S A F E, 515 N Broad Street Suite #1, Brevard, NC 28712.
Online condolences may be left at www.moodyconnollyfuneralhome.com
Moody-Connolly Life Celebrations, 181 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712.