Matthew “Matty” J. Roach passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 3rd 2023 at his home in New Haven Connecticut at the age of 31.
Formerly of Williamstown, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Mt. Greylock Regional High School, Matthew was an athlete who loved the games of hockey and baseball and spending time at the local ski resorts snowboarding. Matthew settled in New Haven, Connecticut where he worked as a chef at the Fair Haven Oyster Co.
Matthew was a passionate Chef and loved learning about the different cultures and foods of the world. Matthew spent time in South America and Asia eating his way through his travels. He also will be remembered in Colorado and Block Island, RI where he lived and worked while enjoying their respective seasons. Matthew had an infectious smile and a magnetic personality that drew all those who knew him in. He was a kind, funny sole who made all those around him comfortable with his loving personality. He will be sorely missed in all the communities that were lucky enough to have him.
Matthew is survived by his Mother, Karen Black of Williamstown, Massachusetts; his brother Thomas Roach of East Boston, Massachusetts and his brother Bryan Roach of Portland, Maine as well as a large extended family.
Matthew will be remembered at a Celebration of Life ceremony held at Bloom Meadows on Sunday May 7th 2023 from 3pm to 6pm. All those who knew him are encouraged to attend.