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Obituary: Elaine Rae Gove, 1941-2021

Mother of four was a proud nurse and EMT

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  • Elaine Gove

Elaine Rae Gove, 79, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Shelbyville, Ky. She was a former resident of Essex Junction, Vt.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed boating, quilting, painting, riding motorcycles (as a passenger) and RV camping. She raised four boys. She was a proud nurse and EMT.

She was preceded in death by her son, Lewis Gove. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, David G. Gove; her sons Peter Gove (Brenda) of Northfield, Vt., Mike Gove (Cecile) of South Hero, Vt., and Paul Gove of Indiana; her six grandchildren; her four great-grandchildren; her sisters, Donna Gessner and Jean Kury; and her brother, Ron Coffin.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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