Matthew J. McGovern

Matthew J. McGovern, age 20 of Brookfield. Beloved son of Gregory J. McGovern and Charmaine L. McGovern, nee Prell, fond brother of Erin and Mallory McGovern; dear nephew of Claudia (Michael) Venhuizen, Paul McGovern and the late Mark McGovern; Laurie (Douglas) Fetterman and Kurt (Cheryl) Prell; cousin of many. Matt was preceded in death by his grandparents: Robert McGovern, Jane McGovern, nee Butler, Theodore Prell and Rita Prell, nee Fleming. Visitation Monday, November 20, 2017 from 9 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Interment Private. Memorials appreciated to the Facial Pain Association, 408 W. University Ave., Suite 402, Gainesville, FL 32601. Information at 708-485-2000 or

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Messages of Condolence

  1. Kathy O'Mullen Novack condolence:

    Dear Char, Erin & Mallory, My heart is breaking for you. All my prayers. I love you all. Cousin Kathy

  2. Denise Wojcik condolence:

    My deepest sympathy. So very sorry for the loss of your son. Your hearts are broken and the angst is great. May you find peace in knowing that he is with his Heavenly Father and our prayers are with you all.

  3. Laurie, Maddi and Doug condolence:

    No words can express our sorrow with Matthew’s sudden passing.
    May the Lord give you strength and patience with one another and allow each to grieve in his own way and to thank God for the blessing Matthew was to all who knew him and the memories of him we can all carry with us.

  4. Anita Childress condolence:

    Char, my deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of Mattthew. My prayers are for you there are just no words, except I’m so very sorry for your deep felt pain, hope you find comfort in your family & friends. May God bestow grace & peace on you.

  5. Jane Gowans condolence:

    Char,Erin and Mallory,
    My heart breaks for you. May God always keep you and comfort you in your time of grief. Always in my prayers.

  6. Mary Kramer condolence:

    I am so incredibly sorry. My deepest sympathy to you all. Praying that in this impossible time you will somehow feel God’s comfort. Mary

  7. AnnMarie Quetzalcoatl condolence:

    Char, my heart aches for you and the girls, words can not express how sorry I am for your loss. My deepest condolences to you all.

  8. Huebner Family condolence:

    Char, Greg, Mallory & Erin, We are so sorry for your loss. Matthew was such a great kid. You are all in our prayers. Jim, Aileen & Andy

  9. Barb Roth condolence:

    Greg , Char and family my deepest and sincere sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.

  10. Donna Perry condolence:

    Char, I am so very sorry. My deepest thoughts are with you and your family. Words may not make you feel any less pain but knowing how many people are thinking of you and your family hopefully will help. A journey for you has ended and a brand new one is beginning. I know this. You have all my sympathy and heartfelt thoughts

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