Cheryl A. McGovern, of Third Street, Barrington, died unexpectedly on Jan. 3, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was 63.
Born in Fall River, Mass., she a daughter of Joseph Ferreira of Barrington and the late Eleanor (Giannattasio) Ferreira. She lived in Barrington for 41 years.
McGovern was a manager for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., the Providence Washington Insurance Co. and the American Universal Insurance Co. for 35 years. She was a volunteer for the Rhode Island SPCA and loved spending time with her animals.
Besides her father, she is survived by a sister, Robyn K. Silvia of West Warwick; a brother-in-law, Kenneth M. Kilduff of West Warwick, and her niece, Nariah Silvia of West Warwick.
Her funeral will be held on Monday Jan. 7, 2013, in the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside, East Providence at 8:15 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 9:30 am.
Calling hours are Sunday, Jan. 6, from 7 to 9 pm. Contributions in her memory to the RI SPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI, 02915 would be appreciated.