Matthew
McCormick, Matthew E., A student at Loyola High School of Los Angeles and a Life Scout in B.S.A. Troop 762, El Segundo, CA. passed away June 24, 2004. Survived by father and mother, John and Deborah McCormick and brother, Sean McCormick, grandparents, Richard and Marcelline Desko and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Vigil service, Thursday, July 1, 2004 at 7:00 P.M. and Funeral Mass Friday, July 2, 2004 at 10:00 A.M., both at St. Anthony Church, El Segundo with committal in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Matthew E. McCormick Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Loyola High School, 1901 Venice Blvd. L.A., CA 90006. McCormick Mortuary Redondo Beach, Directors.

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  1. Deb, just thinking of you today. I remember the days at the park, watching the kids and simply playing hookey with you at the beach! Girls are good. Courtney cancer free. I pray to Matthew to watch over them both. I love and miss you. C

  2. No words can express how deeply sorry we are to hear of Matt\’s passing. Your family has been constantly in our prayers and thoughts. Rhys has a soccer photo of Matt surrounded by his team mates “The Termites” in 2001. Perhaps it will bring you some comfort in knowing Matt is now safe with GOD and surrounded by his very special team of ANGELS. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY, The Robinson\’s

  3. Matt was a special young man and will always be thought of as what a true Order of the Arrow / Scout exemplifies. He has made many friends whom he has touched in a very positive way. Our deepest sympathy goes out to his Parents and Family – He will me missed.

  4. My deepest sympathy to Matt\’s family. Matt was always a pleasure to see and associate with at O/A functions. He always went the extra mile and always had a smile. A very fine young man. I feel very privileged to have known Matt.

  5. The McCormick family, Our deepest sympathy is with your entire family during this difficult time. We will have you & Matt in our thoughts and prayers. Peace be with you. Tony, Heidi, Lauren, Sean, Sydney

  6. Our hearts go out to you on your loss of Matthew. We can hear through his friends that he was a wonderful child of God. I am sorry that we did not get to know him better. We will pray for all of you daily. Love Eugene, Rita, and family

  7. My prayers are with you during these extremely difficult days. Matthew is now in the loving arms of Our Lord and being welcomed by grandma and grandpa, Bob and Jeanne, Msgr Redahan and all those dear souls already gone before us. “May God hold him in the palm of His hands.” Bob Jabro

  8. Debbie,John, and Sean, Words can not begin to express the devastation and sadness we felt when we heard about Matthew.We love you guys and we are praying that the belief and faith that you have in your Lord will help you through this most difficult time. Our prayers are with you.Please do not hesitate to call us should there be anything that you need. All of our Love, Chris and Amy Plank 372-0823

  9. Dear John, My deepest sympathy to you, your wife and family. My prayers and thoughts go out to you all. Much Love, Dorothy Higi

  10. MR AND MRS MCCORMICK, WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. BUT, JUST KNOW THAT MATTHEW WILL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.,YOU WILL BE IN OUR PRAYERS FOREVER.SO WILL MATT, AND SEAN. YOURS IN CHRIST., MR & MRS WILLIAM CALDWELL

  11. John and Debbie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. We wish there were words adequate enough to express our deepest sympathy. We would like to be there in person to express our sorrow, but we know that you have many friends and loved ones that are there for you right now. May God\’s peace be with you. God Bless, Steve, Joelle, Adam, Kaleigh, Luke, and Jack Chiodini

  12. John, Debbie, and Sean, Words cannot express how deeply sorry we are to hear about Matthew. He was such a sweet and wonderful young man. I will always remember his quick wit and hugh smile. This is a very difficult time for you, so please, if you ever need anything, any errands run, or just want to get out of the house, please do not hesitate to call or come by. Our house will always be open to you all. May God bless you and help you through this time. Jennifer, Chris, Christopher, and Trevor Doukakis

  13. Dear John,Debbie and Sean, We are all so sad about Matt. We will always remember his great smile and we know that grandma has got her arms wrapped around him now. All our love, Mark,Patty,Michelle,Brian, Jeffrey and Joey

  14. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. While we did not know Matthew, we are sure of your grief. Our oldest son, Jon is also 14, and a Life Scout as well. We will light a candle at Mass this weekend in honor and memory of your family and Matthew. Dan & Ann Schrick and family, Jonathon, Elizabeth & Matthew

  15. I\’m so sorry to hear about Matt. May the Lord be with you and your family during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Lillian

  16. Our hearts go out to your entire family. Try to remember that God had other plans for Matt and he had to move on. Be thankful and remember the precious time God let him spend with you. But, now his job is done and God has called him home. Sue Abenido & Lorna Williams

  17. Mr. and Mrs. McCormick, we in your parish family are keeping all of you in our hearts and prayers. John, may our Lord console and comfort you and your family as you yourself have consoled many of us in the past. Pennye Wilder.

  18. John and Debbie I am very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the Mc Cormick family. Randy & Susan Ziegler

  19. We are desolated by your loss. Please accept our condolences, and our most heartfelt wish that your happy memories of Matthew will, in time, prevail over the memory of your grief. We all have such a short time on this earth…

  20. John,Deborah and Sean, Please accept my deepest sorrow for the loss of Matthew. I know what it means to loose a child. Look to God for strength, he does provide it. Love to the family. Shirley Cook

  21. Dear McCormick family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God be with you at this time. Our deepest sympathies. Patty Sisson-Ginossi, and family

  22. Dear John, Debbie, and Sean, You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God hold you in the palm of his hand today and always. Andrea

  23. Mr. & Mrs. McCormick & Sean, Our thoughts are with you. We have all been talking about all the fond memories we have of Matt, He will always be in our hearts. He is walking with God now and we know he will be keeping an eye on all of us. Joe, Andy & Nicole

  24. Dear Debbie, John and Sean, Our hearts ache for the terrible loss you are enduring. Matt was a wonderful boy with a bright smile and beautiful spirit. His absence is greatly felt. Your faith is strong and God will see you through this very difficult time. In tough times I recall a quote I once read, “The Will of God will never lead you where the Grace of God cannot keep you.” You are in our constant thoughts and prayers. Please call on us if you need anything. Your friends, Lisa, Bob, Amy and Brian Mescher

  25. John, Deb, Sean, We want you to know how much we love and miss Matt. He was a VERY special young man and we are very grateful for the time we were privileged to know him. He will always be in our hearts. We are always here for you. Love, the Maloneys

  26. Please accept my most deepest sorrow for the lost of your son, Mathew. My prayers are with you and family.

  27. I can\’t believe he is gone. He was such a happy boy with a great attitude and smile that made others smile. I knew him from school and Alice and the Trials of Wonderland. He was such a good friend to everyone, including me. I am really going to miss him in life. Rebecca

  28. To The Entire McCormick Family, When we heard about Matt we thought about that great smile he always had. I can\’t find words to express how we feel for you, so we would like to tell you that Matt will be greatly missed by each and every person that knew him. Matt was that kid that everyone liked and he will always be remembered.

  29. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, now and always. Sean, in class we talked about how inportant your faith would become as you got older, now is the time to embrace it with all your strength. With love and the peace of Christ, always.

  30. I\’ll always remember Matthew as playing cards with Grandma and loving her. He is now in Heaven with Grandpa,Grandma, Louise and Jim. His winning and loving smile will charm all the saints and angels and God will hold Matthew by His Hand. Matthew will look down on you and love you as he did here on earth. St. Matthew of El Segundo, Pray for Us.

  31. John, Debbie and Sean Dick and Mert, The picture of Matthew receiving his diploma will forever be imprinted in my mine. Now we all have a new little guardian angel to guide and protect us. I know he has hugged all those in heaven dear to us and, along with them, is smiling down on us. Love to each, Aunt Norma

  32. Dear Debbie and family, I was so sorry I could not attend the funeral, but mom described it for me and said it was a wonderful tribute to Matthew. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  33. Matthew was a very special young man and we miss him deeply. His time on earth was short but he\’ll be remembered forever. Uncle Rick and Aunt Lisa

  34. I go to Mass on Mon.Wed. and Friday and I will remember Matt along with Dad, Mom, Louise and Jim in my prayers each time and ask them to confort and pray for us. Marian

  35. My Dear Debbie, John and Sean: I simply have no words to express my feelings and emotions at this time. I remember all of us every 4th of July watching fireworks together and watching our children ride bikes, swim at the beach, attend school and endless dinners around the kitchen……..Courtney, Natalie, Erin and I send our prayers that you may find strength, courage and faith to take each day ahead and remember each memory of yesterday. Our love to you all….

  36. I know no words in any language that may soothe your sorrow. You are all in our thoughts. Borut, Nevia, Marco and Karin Desco

  37. Dear John, Debbie and Sean, My memories of Matt are playing in the snow, eating War Heads candy, lighting fireworks and making new Brio train layouts. He was a great cousin and I am proud to be a scout like him. We all know he is in Heaven, playing cards and eating pie with Great Grandma Schrick. Love, Your cousins Conner and Cole

  38. Dear John, Debbie and Sean, Words can not express the sorrow we feel over the loss of Matt. He had such a kind, generous heart, and was always caring of others. As my God Child, he will always have a special place in our lives. Matt will always be Saint Matthew of El Segundo…our Guardian Angel. Love, Uncle Mike & Aunt Amy

  39. Dear John, Debbie and Sean, Words can not express our sadness at the passing of Matt. You all will remain in our daily prayers. Sincerely, Phil & Debbie Sanchez Family

  40. Debbie, John and Sean, We all have our own fond memories of Matthew. The girls remember how much fun they had playing with him, Brad remembers wrestling with him and I remember his kind and loving nature. We will all miss him so much but we have comfort knowing he is watching over us. We love you all. Brad, Mary, Avery and Amanda

  41. Debbie, John and Sean, Tears are streaming down our eyes as we try to express our feeling on losing one of our precious grandchildren. No words can express the love we have for each and every one. Matthew was truly a gift from God. He showed us and every one he met love, compassion , generosity, sense of humor, and the list go on. We only had Matthew for a short time but what a comfort to know his generous heart lives on. We truly miss Matthew. We know he is in heaven with his immediate family and all the angels and saints. We pray each and every day that God will give us the strenght to continue on without Matthew. Love and Prayers.

  42. Debbie, John and Sean, Tears are streaming down our eyes as we try to express our feeling on losing one of our precious grandchildren. No words can express the love we have for each and every one. Matthew was truly a gift from God. He showed us and every one he met love, compassion , generosity, sense of humor, and the list go on. We only had Matthew for a short time but what a comfort to know his generous heart lives on. We truly miss Matthew. We know he is in heaven with his immediate family and all the angels and saints. We pray each and every day that God will give us the strenght to continue on without Matthew. Love and Prayers.

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