Matthew Nelson, age 53, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2018. Matthew was born May 6, 1964, in Houlton, Maine to Raymond and Janette Nelson.
He was a 1982 graduate of Houlton High School. He attended the University of Southern Maine where he met his future wife, Laurie. He married Laurie Thomas Nelson on July 1, 1989. He worked as a sales representative for various radio stations and then for the Aroostook County Action Program in both the Employment & Training and Child & Family Services Departments. Matthew was an avid basketball fan and would travel all over to attend his children's games. He is survived by his wife, Laurie; two daughters, Regan and Elise, his Mother, Janette Nelson, three brothers, Dan and his wife, Sherry Nelson; Gary Nelson; Mark and his wife, Ann Nelson; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Matthew was predeceased by his Father, Raymond Nelson, and a nephew, Craig Nelson.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Matthew touched are invited to the Presque Isle Congregational Church, on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. for a celebration of Matthew's life.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), 39 Mechanic Street, #100, Westbrook, ME 04092.
Published on February 15, 2018