Arthur McGovern, 44, of Bellerose, died on Nov. 16, 2001. He received his associate's degree from SUNY Farmingdale and his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland College Park. He was a banker and a volunteer worker advocate for the rights of the disabled. Son of the late Joseph and Rita McGovern. Brother of Rev. Joseph A. McGovern. The family was cared for by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, New Hyde Pari. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Snows RC Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery.
Thomas P. Slevin, 63, of Floral Park, died on Nov. 22, 2001. Husband of Pauline. Father of Mary and Anthony Capobianco, Kathleen and Thomas Killeen, Patricia Slevin, Christine and Andre Riofrio and Maureen Slevin. Brother of Roseanne Hoffman and the late John F. Slevin. Grandfather of Nichole, Brian, Lauren, Tara, Alicia and Gabriella. The family was cared for by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Floral Park. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Victory RC Church. Entombment Holy Rood Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Brain Tumor Society, 124 Watertown St., Suite 3H, Watertown, MA 02472-2500.
Mary Chestis, 89, died on Nov. 23, 2001. She was a resident of Floral Park since 1950. She was active in the senior citizens and OLV Rosary Altar Society. Mother of Lillian Reilly, Joan Wiecks, Christine Hirschfeld and the late Mary Roes. Sister of Camille Truchel. Grandmother of seven. The family was cared for by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Floral Park.