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.
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