Rose Mary McGovern

Mary Rose McGovern, 100, of Batavia, formerly of Somonauk, IL, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Michaelson Health Care Center in Batavia, IL.  She was born June 30, 1919 in Witt, IL, the daughter of John Joseph and Mary Ann (Evan) Tossi.  She married John McGovern on July 7, 1958 in Chicago, IL.  Mary was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Somonauk.  She enjoyed playing bridge and reading.

She is survived by her son, John Albert McGovern of Royal Oak, MI; numerous nieces and nephews; and her dear friend, Lee Lenertz of Geneva, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers, John Tossi, Joseph Tossi, and Frank Tossi, and three sisters, Elizabeth Gabor, Anna Rovella, and Theresa Vavrek.

Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Somonauk with  Father Nicholas Zukowski officiating.  Burial will follow at St. John Catholic Cemetery in Somonauk.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Somonauk.  Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.  For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to

Turner-Eighner Funeral Home

13160 Rt. 34 W ~ PO Box 404

Somonauk, IL  60552

(815) 498-2363      

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