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William Bova, Sr.

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“Well Dad Happy birthday. I miss you every single day and I talk with you at least once a day. You are in my heart forever. You are still such a...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Barb - st charles, MO - daughter

“hey you :) i love you and miss you and your stone looks amazing.. so ive heard! im coming to see you sometime today... i love you more then anything...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: kayla bova - st peters, MO

“Dad, It took me sometime to write because of the guilt that I carry because I was so far away. I know we talked about that and you understood that...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Billie Jean Bova - Kyle, TX

“Forgive me Dad and Family for it has taken me this long to collect my memories and thoughts and try to find some of the words that can express how...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Christina Bova - Daughter-in-Law

“barb, i am so sorry for your loss, there are no words to say , just always remember the great times thru out your life, your dad was always proud of...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: linda walker

“Watching someone die is never easy...even harder when it is someone you love. Especially a Father who has always been there with love and...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Barb Schipper - St Charles, MO

“My Dad I loved you then and i love untill i leave this life my heart is hurting and im struggling with the promise I made to you and mom. Im...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: melanie pogue-tisi - my dad

“I'm sorry for your loss . My prayers go out to you and all of your family. God will see you through all of this. God Bless ~ An Old Neighbor ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Billie Barrett Liber - Gower, MO

“I'm trying to find the words to use to explain how much you mean to me, but there is just not enough, i thank you more then you will ever know for...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Sarah - Grandaughter

“Dear Jean and family I am so sorry for your loss. you are all in my prayers hugs and kisses to all Holly ”
10 of 29 | Posted by: Holly Silverberg Forbeck

“RIP Uncle Bill, I will always remember you! I have many fond memories of all of our gatherings and the way you were always giving of yourself to...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Terry (Lucy) Abner - Columbus, IN

“Bill was a great person & very dear friend! He was like a big brother to us, and always helped in anyway we needed it. We do are sharing the loss...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Walt & Norma Main - Foley, MO

“Just remembering running into your Dad at the stores in town and he always talked about the family and what everyone was doing. He was always...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Paul & Katie Shangraw - Rolla, MO

“I wish I would've had the honor to properly meet Bill and get to the know the wonderful person everyone describes him to have been. I want to thank...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Elisa Onofre - friend

“Well I don't really know what to say. My grandpa was an amazing person and I couldn't of asked for a better grandpa. No matter what he was always...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Chelsea Perales - Grandaughter

“Grandpa Bova wasnt a ordinary grandpa, he was the best of all. He would help you through anything that you would be struggling through, i always told...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: emily ann bova - st.peters , MO

“Grandpa, I will miss you, but I know you are in a better place now. I will never forget the time we spent togther and not a day will go by that I won...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Matthew Perales - Grandson

“Jean: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this most difficult time. We love you and loved Bill with all our hearts. ...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Ron and Rhonda Neupert - Friend

“We will miss you grandpa! Love always, KC ”
19 of 29 | Posted by: Katherine Pogue - granddaughter

“I was deeply saddened when I learned about your father's passing. Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Barb Colbert - St. Charles, MO

“My papa~ I love you more than anything. You were my hero and im so proud to call you my best friend in the world. Dont worry about...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Kayla Jean Bova

“Dad, I will always miss you,and I do know that you are still watching over me like you always have,but i am not sure that I was ready to let...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: william f. bova j.r. - son

“To JR and Jean and family. My thoughts and prayers to you. Let the angels bring comfort to you. ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: Pat Ward - Maryland Hgts, MO

“Love you grandpa, I'm happy you're in a better place :) ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: abigayl kemper - saint louis, MO

“to a great man who became my second dad when my father passed,you will always will be remembered and never be forgotten.alwayawys loved you,LAURA ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: laura heather - sorento, IL

“RIP Bill. I share the family's sorrow & loss of this kind;; good ; caring gentle man.. ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: james p felder md - st charles, MO

“Carrie, Andy, Barbara and Greg love you and hope the best for you Jean Bova, and family. We are not going to say all that stuff that people say...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Gregory Allen Newman & family (Barbara, Andrew, Carrie).

“All of you have my deepesst sympathy. Bill was such a sweet person! I know he would have done anything for anyone. He wil be missed by all of his...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Pat Kottmann - St Charles, MO

“With Deepest Sympathy from the Page Family. ”
29 of 29 | Posted by: Renee Page - Drexel, MO


Bova, Sr., William “Bill”, of St. Charles, Missouri, died on Sunday, January 2, 2011 at the age of 77. Loving husband of Jean Bova (nee: Pender); dearest son of the late William T. and Martha Bova; devoted father of Ronnie (Annmarie) Pogue, Barb (Steve) Schipper, Theresa Kemper, Michael (Linda) Pogue, Billie Bova, Melody (Ted) Tisi, Brian (Kim) Pogue, and William (Christie) Bova, Jr.; cherished grandfather of 25 and great-grandfather of 4; dear brother of Genevieve (the late Joe) Johnson and Florence (the late Ernie) Ball. He is preceded in death by his sister Evelyn Tainter.

Mr. Bova was a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean war. He was also employed as a Sheet Metal Worker at McDonnell Douglas for 36 years.

Memorials may be made to St. John's U.C.C.

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