Lake Forest Resident Loses Battle to Cancer

Edward McGowan, 79, died April 15.


Lake Forest resident Edward McGowan, 79, died April 15 after a five-year battle with cancer.

His visitation will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday (April 19) at , 950 W. Everett Road, in Lake Forest. A mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the church, and interment at Ascension Cemetery in  Libertyville.

Husband of Joan nee Doubek for 53 years, McGowan was also a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and good friend.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 904B S. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048.

For more information, visit or call (847) 234-0022.


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