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SN Robert ‘Bob” McGovern US Navy 17 August Canton PA.


Aug 19


(Short Notice)
SN Robert E. “Bob” McGovern
US Navy WWII Veteran

17 August 2019

Canton, PA

The family of US Navy WWII Veteran, Seaman First Class Robert E. McGovern has requested that we escort Robert to his final rest then stand in silent honor during his graveside service and committal on Saturday 17 August. Robert joined the Navy just before graduation and served aboard the USS Indiana Battleship which was among the first to bombard Japan’s homeland. Robert received the Asiatic Theater Service Medal, American Theater Service Medal, and the WWII Victory Medal. He was a life member of the American Legion post 49 in Towanda and part of their “Last Man Club” and was a life member of Canton Moose Lodge 429. We will escort Robert to his final rest at Oak Hill Cemetery in Towanda where we will stand in silent honor of his service to this Nation. SN Robert E. McGovern is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.


Escort: Saturday 17 August 1015 Hrs.
Staging:  0945 Hrs.
Pepper Funeral Home
578 Springbrook Dr.
Canton Pa. 17724


Graveside Service:
1100 Hrs.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Towanda Pa 18848


RCIC:     Mike Vogt        


For mission information, contact:

Eric M. Cramer Veterans Liaison East




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