Matthew J. Allen 43 yrs. Cherished husband of Denise nee Heitz. Proud father of Imogene, Gabriela and Amelia Allen. Loving son of Betty and the late Gerald Allen. Fond brother of Jerry (Cindi) Allen, Martin (Linda) Allen and Joseph ( Sue) Allen. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Son in law of Charles and Dolores Heitz. Funeral Thursday 9:00 am from Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn to Christ the King Church, Chicago, for Mass at 10:00 am. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday from 3 pm until 9 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Christmas Without Cancer, P.O. Box 628, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 would be greatly appreciated.