Obituaries

Matthew William Moran

Wednesday, 01 June 1983 - Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Death Notice

It is with broken hearts that the family announces the passing of  Matthew William Moran on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the age of 34. Cherished son of Annette (Bob) Docherty and the late Steve Moran (2014). Loved brother of Beth Moran, David Docherty and Christopher Docherty. Survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Missed by his constant companion, his dog Cody. Matthew, a carpenter, was a member of Local 1256. He was a good-hearted friend, fun-loving and a talented musician who loved camping and was a mentor to many. Matthew was happiest around a campfire playing his guitar. He will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., with a celebration of life service following. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) or the Deker Bauer Foundation www.dekerbauerfoundation.com (cheques only at the funeral home please).

Lambton Mental Health Crisis Line 1-800-307-4319

Visitation

Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Service

Celebration of life service will follow the visitation at 8:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Donations

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) or the Deker Bauer Foundation www.dekerbauerfoundation.com (cheques only at the funeral home please).

38 Condolences

  • Stephanie crow-jones November 8, 2017 07:31pm

    I went to school with Matthew and I remember him as being the singer. Always outgoing great to be around. Thoughts and prayers to the family

  • don and deb taylor November 8, 2017 07:08pm

    Sending our condolences to you and your family. Matthew was a loving, kind, generous person.He will be missed.by all

  • Melanie Reisner (colleague of Annette and Beth) November 8, 2017 06:48pm

    Dear Annette,Beth and family. I am so saddened to learn of the loss of your beloved son and brother. Words cannot express enough sympathy. Melanie

  • Amanda November 8, 2017 06:39pm

    My heart breaks with this devastating news. I’m so sorry, and sending my deepest condolences to Matthew’s friends and family.
    Matthew was incredibly smart, talented, and had a personality that couldn’t go unnoticed.
    Thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.

  • Evie and Tom Trembley November 8, 2017 06:28pm

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

  • Jennifer November 8, 2017 06:18pm

    My condolences go out to the family...I've known Matt for a while and knew him in high school this is such devastating news :(

  • Leslie Hannon-mills November 8, 2017 05:30pm

    My condolences to the family. Such a sad time. Hugs Annette❤

  • Bill Loxton November 8, 2017 04:32pm

    Sending my condolences to you and your family. Matthew was a loving, kind, generous person.He will be missed.

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