Passed away suddenly on Sunday September 7, 2014 at Niagara Health Services St. Catharines Site. Beloved husband of Helen. Loving father of Diane and Gary. Loved grandfather of Dillon and Marcus. Fondly remembered by in laws, nieces and nephews.Predeceased by one sister Kathleen and seven brothers Walter, Ted, Joseph, John, Frank, Stanley and Andrew. Special thanks to Dr. Oinonen, Dr. Heritz, Dr. Kalchman, Nurse Julie ,the nurses of 5th B Floor NHS St. Catharines Site and Patrick J. Darte Funeral Chapel. Matthew was a General Motors retiree. Following cremation, a private family interment will take place at a later date in Victoria Lawn Cemetery.