Thomas McGovern, 48, of Berthoud passed away Saturday, December 24, 2011 at his home. He was born on July 19, 1963 in Denver, Colorado to Kevin and Darlene (Malmquist) McGovern. He graduated from Thornton High School in 1982. He lived in Florida before moving to Berthoud in 1998. Thomas had worked for Pouley Construction since 2004 and at Mastec North America prior to that. He loved the Lord and knew the Lord loved him. He was a loving son, brother, and uncle to his family. He enjoyed fishing, photography and playing poker.
Thomas is survived by his brothers, Shawn McGovern of Thornton and Patrick McGovern and his wife Tammy of Thornton; his sisters, Karen Morton and husband Gregory of Tennessee, Roxanne Dye and husband Blake of Berthoud, Marie Ford and husband Michael of Thornton, Kathy Bancroft of Castle Rock, Mary Koop and husband Gerry of Littleton, Julie Jacovetta and husband Kevin of Arvada, and Michelle Samuel and husband Dustin of Aurora; he was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father David Owens.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Place Church, 250 Mountain Ave in Berthoud. Memorial contributions may be made to National Jewish Hospital in care of Allnutt Funeral Service.