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Family, Friends Remember Glenwild Lake Man

McCormick remembered as a good neighbor and kind man.

After days of , Bloomingdale police said they located the body of 35-year-old Kevin McCormick more than 150 yards from the shoreline of Glenwild Lake Tuesday afternoon. McCormick appears to have died from an accidental drowning, police said.

Just minutes after made the announcement, family members and friends of McCormick began to offer condolences to his family on Tri-Boro Patch and share memories of his life.

"Our hearts go out to the family. Our whole community is mourning one of our own," Kit Emory, a Bloomingdale resident, said.

McCormick's relatives shared a glimpse of his history and his passions in an informal obituary. One of his passions was hockey, and a teammate of McCormick's, Jeff Feder, on the "Bombers" team out of Hackensack said the entire team is saddened by the news of McCormick's passing.

"He was the nicest guy, full of energy and a ton of fun to be around," he said.

Another Tri-Boro Patch reader, Susan, said McCormick was a good neighbor.

"Kevin was a gentle, good-natured man...smart...dependable...funny. He was a good neighbor who made you feel you were the only person in the room when he chatted with you. He will be missed by many. May his memory be for a blessing," she commented.

Another neighbor, James Anderson, said McCormick was a social and friendly person.

"Kevin was a neighbor of mine. Didn't know Kevin well but I do know he was a very nice man. Always said hello and very friendly. I remember at one party (I had just met him) he talked to my wife and I for over an hour. When I think of GWL I think of Kevin and his presence," he said.

Do you have a memory of McCormick's you would like to share? Leave a comment below.

Carolyn April 19, 2012 at 12:14 PM
To know Kevin was to adore him. People don't come any sweeter. I can't think of anything he wouldn't do for a friend or neighbor. He was young and healthy and in love with his wife, his life and community. Glenwild will be affected for years to come and he will surely never be forgotten. God bless you, Kevin McCormick...
Mike A. April 20, 2012 at 12:26 AM
What a great guy. Kevin, you left us too damn soon ! I worked with Kevin (and Jenn) at Gsk and Kevin became a close friend to me (and many others). We roomed at meetings sometimes, golfed often, met up at Thatcher McGees w others to unwind after work, played darts (and nobody beat Kevin at Darts!), and hung out on his deck watching his lake. God , he loved that lake, his boat, his house, his dog, but nothing more than Jenn, who he was so proud of that she was going to become a lawyer. Many of us now at Gsk (and some who have moved on), like Eric, Seth, Marin, Julie, John, Chris, Kim, Kelly, Veronica,Brian, and many more are grieving and bummed over Kevin leaving us way too soon. Kevin, we will never forget you, your great personality, your laugh, your friendship, and your devotion to Jenn!
Carolyn April 20, 2012 at 02:13 PM
How beautifully and perfectly said!
Brandan Schutze April 21, 2012 at 08:25 AM
I can not explain how shocked and sadden I was when I learned about Kevin. Ever since I met Kevin he has remained one of the people I most looked forward to seeing when I came home from school during the summers or holidays. Kevin was such a pleasant and fun filled guy to be around and made sure everyone close to him was happy. Whether I was working for, house sitting, Grady sitting, or just simply hanging out on George Lupes dock when Kevin just happen to come over, ever time I spoke with Kevin he made me feel like a lifelong friend. Those kind of people are rare in this world and every time I pass by his house I will remember the fun times and great laughs I had with Kevin. Glen Wild lake has lost a great friend and resident. And he will always be remember and live on through his friends.
Rob Haugh April 23, 2012 at 04:56 PM
I celebrate having had the opportunity to meet and work closely with Kevin, in his latest chapter at GE. I was inspired by his energy, resourcefulness and devotion, to getting the JOB DONE. He had the perfect balance between aggressiveness & kindheartedness to make things work! I always looked forward to getting together with Kevin, for work or casual conversation as friends. Until we meet again, Rest in Peace. You will surely be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to Kevin’s wife Jen, their friends, and families.
Rob Nardi April 27, 2012 at 04:01 PM
I was so sad to hear about Kevin. He was such a nice guy and I enjoyed working with him. It is not good-bye, but we will see you later. May God Bless Kevin & his Family.
Joy A March 19, 2013 at 11:28 PM
My heart goes out to all who knew and loved Kevin. He is a beautiful soul. I have nothing but great memories from our time spent together, many years ago (1999). Kevin emanated a genuine enthusiasm and passion for life. We always had a lot of fun together. I am deeply saddened to learn of his early departure. Much love to you, Kevin. Enjoy the journey. "To die will be an awfully big adventure" - Peter Pan

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