Obituary: Virginia McDonald McGowan, 84, of Trumbull

Virginia McDonald McGowan, 84, of Trumbull, formerly of Long Island, wife of the late John McGowan, died June 13, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

Born in Long Island City, N.Y. on Sept. 10, 1932, daughter of the late Charles and Grace Murphy McDonald.

Survivors include three daughters, Virginia Silva and her husband, Richard of Trumbull, Eileen Shannon and her husband, George of Fairfield and Jacqueline Finnen and her husband, Bob of Manhattan, five grandchildren, a great-grandson, three sisters, a brother and many nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by daughter, Mary Anne Fox.

Services: Friday, June 16, 8 a.m., Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 9 a.m. in St. Theresa Church, Trumbull. Private burial will be on Saturday in the Cemetery of the Holy Rood, Westbury, N.Y. Calling hours: Thursday, 4-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions: St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull, CT 06611 or the Eternal World Television Network at