Matthew J. Evans, age 36, of Shelton, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA. Born in Rockville, CT on October 30, 1981, he was the beloved son of Robert Evans and Marion (Lynne) June Evans of Shelton. He was a graduate of Shelton High School and continued his education online and by taking special courses with a goal to be a Peer Counselor.
Matthew will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his parents, survivors include his brother, Michael D. Evans of Westfield, MA, his daughter Dakota, aunts and uncles Wayne June and his wife Chris of Shelton, Jane McMullen of Pittsburgh, PA, Phyllis Kimmel of South Connellsville, PA and Marjorie Legere and her husband Edward of Clarksville, TN, and his Godmother Carol Soisson of Seymour, as well as many cousins and friends. Catherine Mullen of Miami, Florida held a special place in his heart.
Matthew was an avid reader and an American History buff. He loved to travel and kept fond memories of his trip to Amsterdam and Paris. He enjoyed baseball and football and was a Red Sox's and Steelers fan. He loved all animals, Siamese cats in particular, and anything on wheels.
Matthew's parents would like to especially thank Mr. Joseph Mastrando of Philadelphia for all of his time and efforts in befriending and counselling Matthew.
A Funeral Service will take place on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. Interment will be private. Friends may greet the family on Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Spooner House, 30 Todd Rd., Shelton, CT 06484.