James R. Govoni

October 8th, 2012

James R. Govoni, “Jim”, age 66, of Burlington, died unexpectedly at home on October 7, 2012.  Jim was the husband of Mary Lou (Boutwell) Govoni, father of Sarah Lewis of Burlington, step-father of Jeff Boutwell and his wife Leigh of Billerica, “Grandpa” of Wesley Lewis, son of the late Louis Sr. and Rhoda (Noftle) Govoni, brother of Lorraine McNamara of Burlington, the late Louis Gonvoni, Jr., Marie Finney, and his twin sister Janice Govoni, Jim is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, October 11th at 11:30 a.m.  Interment to follow in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington.  Visiting hours Wednesday, October 10th from 4-8 p.m.


8 Entries in Guest Book for “James R. Govoni”

  1. Lillian Martin says:

    My prayers are with you all. I will miss him.

  2. Kathleen Fernandes says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Jim. Jim was a wonderful man, generous in both word and spirit. I remember so clearly the day I met him over fifteen years ago, and it was always a joy when we spoke. Please accept our sympathy for your loss, but I am certain Jim is receiving his rewards for all the good he shared during his time with all of us.

  3. James White says:

    sorry to hear about Jim I have not seen him in a long time .I knew when we weare growing up we live up the st from him. i know he win be miss very much.Jim White.

  4. Noreen Fleming Edgar says:

    My thoughts and Prayers go out to Jim’s family. There are no words that can express the loss of someone who has been apart of my entire life. Jim was always a friend, as well as a neighbor. I can still here many of his words, he will be missed. May he rest in piece.

  5. Debra L Noseworthy says:

    To The Govoni Family; Jim’s presents in the neighborhood will be sorely missed, his smile, quick wit, and all the knowledge of everything that has happen through all the years. I will miss our talks and laughs as he sat on the steps out side his home, and he kept trying to coax Breezy up to him, then would say, well the hell with you, to her. He would brag about Westly. Talk about his sister Lorraine, and carry on about Mary Lou and his cheldren.
    I will miss this dear man. For his quick smile and wave. When I walk by. I will always say a prayer when I see that empty spot on the stairs now. He was agreat man father and friend. My prayers are with the family and friends. His passing is a great lost to us all.
    It is time for Jim to rest. May he rest in piece. I “GODS” Great garden. We all bless and will miss you Jimmy. ” Rest now in piece Dear man” Debra

  6. Kimberlyn Festi says:

    I will always remember Jim as having a heart of gold. He was a terrific person and wonderful neighbor. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this difficult time.

  7. Kevin Coram says:

    Jim had been a wonderful neighbor since our family moved to Burlington almost a decade ago. The neighborhood won’t be the same without him. Our condolences and prayers go out to all those he’s left behind.

  8. aldo says:

    Jim was my best friend.
    He has been there for me everytime I needed Jimmy.
    I will miss Jimmy a lot.

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