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John McGovern, 62, Yonkers Electrician

YONKERS, N.Y. – John F. McGovern of Yonkers died suddenly on Wednesday, July 11. He was 62.

A retired Local 3 electrician, McGovern worked at Madison Square Garden in New York City for many years, where he was head electrician at the theater.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; a sister, Marianne McGovern; a sister-in-law, Ann McGovern; two brothers-in-law, Rudy Lapick and John Lapick; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Francis X. and Evelyn Hopwood McGovern; and three brothers, James, Kevin and Martin.

Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Flynn Memorial Home in Yonkers, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Committal will be held privately.

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