Gerald Joseph McGovern, Sr. 84 a resident of Darrow and a native of New Orleans passed away on Saturday April 27, 2013. Visitation will be at Ascension Funeral Home, Gonzales, LA on Tuesday April 30, 2013 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. He is survived by his girlfriend Betty Campbell, daughters Marie Steppe and Patty Schnakenberg, sons Gerald McGovern, Jr., Mike McGovern and Marcos McGovern sisters Terrice Pavon and Edith Monfra. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 23 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Anna Marie McGovern, brother Harold McGovern, sisters Edith McGovern and Sissy Reinhardt. Please visit www.ascensionfuneral.com to leave memories for the family.