Published DateSANBORNTON — Robert L. Govoni, 78, of 32 Huber Drive, died at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Mr. Govoni was born April 27, 1934 in New Bedford, Mass., the son of the late Louis and Juliette (Dias) Govoni. He graduated from Fair Haven (Mass.) High School in 1952 and served four years in the U. S. Coast Guard,
Mr.Govoni resided in Fair Haven, Mass. before moving to Sanbornton, N.H. thirty-five years ago. He had been employed at Acushnet Mfg. in New Bedford, Mass. and at the Anchorage of Lake Winnisquam Resort. For eighteen years, he was employed at Steel Hill Resort in Sanbornton. After retiring, he worked for a short time at Boulia –Gorrell Lumber Co. and was a gunsmith.
Survivors include his wife of twenty-six years, Nina Pearl (Hall) Govoni, of Sanbornton, N.H.; five sons, David Govoni and his wife, Denise, of Southington, Conn., Robert Govoni and his wife, Micheal, of Bristol, Conn., Michael Govoni of Southington, Conn., Steven Govoni of Bristol, Conn; two stepsons, Jason Storey and his wife, Karen, of Laconia, N.H. and Clayton Storey and his wife, Samantha, also of Laconia, N.H.; five grandchildren, Mathew & Ryan Govoni of Southington, Conn., Jimmy Govoni of Bristol, Conn., Mark of Southington, Conn. and Kasandra Govoni of Bristol, Conn.; a step grandson, Mason Storey, of Laconia, N.H. and a sister, Patricia Allard, and her husband, Warner, of Mattapoisett, Mass.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at 1:00 PM also at the Funeral Home.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Ste 201, Bedford, NH 03110.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.