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Teresa A. McGovern

Obituary for Teresa A. McGovern

June 11, 2021
Pleasantville, New Jersey

Loving Mother and Sister


Teresa A. McGovern, 59, of Pleasantville, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday June 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Darby, PA she was the loving daughter of the late Joseph and Margarite (McAteer) Abate.

Teresa was a graduate of Sharon Hill High School class of 1980. Teresa worked at various restaurants in Philadelphia as a waitress. Upon moving to South Jersey Teresa worked at several casinos for over 25 years, the last of which was Showboat Casino. Teresa was well known throughout the community for rescuing local stray cats and dogs.

Teresa will be missed and fondly remembered by her son; Cody McGovern and brother; Stephen (Barbara) Abate, Michael (Geraldine) Abate, Christopher Abate.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Teresa's memory to the Atlantic County Animal Shelter, 240 Old Turnpike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232. To leave condolences, pay respects, or share a special memory of Teresa please visit Arrangements entrusted to Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home, 609-646-3400.

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228 Infield Avenue
Northfield, NJ 08225
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