Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Matthew Zivat, CPD

Passed away on January 23, 2020

Matthew Zivat, (CPD), age 54, late of Hegewisch passed away on January 23, 2020. Beloved husband of Rose Zivat (nee Mendez). Loving father to Gabrielle Mendez. Cherished PopPop of Michael “Tomas” Ruiz. Dear son of late Rosemary Zivat (nee Garcia) and Lawrence Zivat. Dearest brother of Michael E., Chicago Water Dept. (Jennifer) Zivat. Fond uncle of Michael J. (Emalee), Andrew, Zachary and Jenna Zivat. Cherished nephew of Vivian (Joseph) Bzdyl, Gloria “Cookie” (late Ralph, CPD) Merola, late Victor J. “Sonny” Garcia, and Diane (Paul) Levandoski.  He is also survived by many cousins and dear friends. Matt was a patrolman for the Chicago Police Department, 4th District. Visitation Monday 2-9 p.m. Funeral services Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. from the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago to Church of the Annunciata. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Mary Cemetery Evergreen Park, IL. 773-731-2749. www.elmwoodchapel.com.


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 9:30 am

Funeral Mass:
Church of the Annunciata
11128 Avenue G
Chicago, IL 60617
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:00 am

St. Mary Cemetery
87th and Hamlin
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

January 24, 2020 5:08 pm

"Hold tight to memories for comfort. Lean on your friends for strength. And always remember how much you're loved. "
- Tony Margis
January 24, 2020 7:52 pm

"Fly high with the angels Matt! Prayers to your family "
- Perez
January 24, 2020 9:45 pm

"My deepest condolences, rest easy my friend πŸ™πŸ½"
- Susie
January 25, 2020 8:26 am

"Rose and Family, Teri and I are so sad for all of you for your loss! We wish you Godspeed! Love, Tim & Teri Pinner"
- Timothy Pinner
January 25, 2020 9:33 am

- Tim gould
January 25, 2020 7:24 pm

"My pleasure to have known you Matt. πŸ‡±πŸ‡· RIP"
- Jerry LYons
January 26, 2020 11:10 am

"I couldn't have been more shocked by the news of Matt passing on. Matt and I worked for years together. We had a very enjoyable partnership. My condolences to his family. May Matt RIP until we meet again."
- Harold & JoAnn Hanley
January 26, 2020 9:44 pm

"My condolences to the Zivat & Mendez Family may the Dear Lord wrap his arms around this family and give them courage strength serenity and peace through this most painful moments"
- Genevieve Aguilar
January 27, 2020 8:00 am

"God Bless Matt, he was a good police officer, friend and neighbor. Prayers from Texas for Matt and his family."
- Al and Terry Bednarek
January 27, 2020 10:55 am

"I'm so sorry , we were neighbor kids hanging out together , you will b missed my friend ,,, R.I.P MATT"
- Darlene Jackson
January 27, 2020 11:23 am

"Condolences to Rose and the entire Zivat family. RIP Matt. God Bless All."
- Matt Nelson
January 27, 2020 12:19 pm

"Our deepest condolences to the entire Zivat family. So sorry for your loss. "
- Lisa and Ken Davis
January 27, 2020 1:18 pm

"Sending our deepest sympathies to the Zivat family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May Matt rest in peace. "
- Dan and Jen Indicavitch
January 27, 2020 2:00 pm

"Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. Matt will be remembered at the Police Mass on Sunday, 9 FEB, 11:00 a.m. at Mercy Home for Boys and Girls (1140 W. Jackson Blvd.) In the meantime, may family and friends know the healing touch of our all-loving, all-merciful God! [Police Chaplains Ministry: www.ChicagoPCM.org or 312/738-7588]"
- ~ ~ Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain
January 27, 2020 4:19 pm

"Prayers for Matthew, Family, and Friends."
- Joe Cordero
January 27, 2020 6:22 pm

"Having Matt as not only a coworker but a long time personal friend meant so much. You will be greatly missed my friend. I loved you like a brother. May God bless you and your family. Mark Nottoli"
- mark nottoli
January 27, 2020 7:11 pm

"Matt had a great sense of humor and it was a lot fun working with him. He will truly be missed. R.I.P. brother. God Bless Matt and his family."
- Mark O'Hara
January 27, 2020 10:49 pm

"My deepest sympathy to the Zivat family. Sleep well my friend."
- Frank Esquivel
January 27, 2020 11:05 pm

"Matt may you Rest In Peace And may Perpetual Shine Upon Your Soul."
- Jim Pietranczyk
January 28, 2020 9:17 am

"Matt, I am shocked to hear about this, may you rest in peace and may God bless you. Thank you for your many years of service"
- Carl Ostrowski Ret. CFD
January 28, 2020 10:56 pm

Candles Lit
"We are holding the entire Zivat family in prayer during this most difficult time. May you find comfort in good memories. Love to all from your friends at Lebanon Lutheran Church. "
- Lebanon Lutheran Church
January 24, 2020 3:28 pm

"May Matt find eternal peace. My deepest condolences are sent to you all. I worked with Matt in 004. He was truely a great guy! He's gone too soon. πŸ˜₯"
- Kathleen Purvis
January 24, 2020 4:31 pm

"My condolences to the zavit family. "
- Kathleen Cortez
January 24, 2020 4:48 pm

"May this candle be bright in HEAVEN, RIP MATT RIP πŸ™"
- Tim gould
January 25, 2020 7:25 pm

"May God Bless your soul Matt and give comfort to your loved ones. Our hearts grieve for you Rose. We love you and are here for you always. We pray for God to take you in his loving arms and protect you. Love you Always, Ed, Debbie, Andrew and Alyssa "
- Jarmuszka-Morgan Family
January 26, 2020 12:07 pm

"my condolences to the Zivat and Mendez family may the Perpetual light shine upon Matt Zivat"
- Jenny Aguilar. & Mendez Family
January 27, 2020 7:52 am

"Worked with Matt in the 4th District. Rest in Peace."
- Linda K
January 27, 2020 1:49 pm