Workers’ Memorial Wall

A collective place to mourn and remember our lost co-workers and friends  due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.

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IAM Local 1487, Districts 141 and 142

Marc Hovell


Aircraft Mechanic Instructor

Marc Hovell of Louisville, KY, passed away on April 8, 2020. Hovell, 59, was in the Air National Guard and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He worked for United Airlines as an aircraft mechanic instructor. Hovell was an avid karaoke singer who loved life. He is survived by his loving wife, three children and three step-children. “He made each day enjoyable and I loved to meet with him and family during the holidays,” wrote one coworker. “We lost a good one.”