OBITUARY

Matthew Jan Siwik

April 15, 1968December 7, 2020
Obituary of Matthew Jan Siwik
Matthew Jan Siwik, 52 of New Bedford, passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the fiancé of Rebecca Grace and father of Matthew Siwik. Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Walter Stanley, Jr and Helen (Kurowski) Siwik, Matthew was a like long resident of the south coast. Matthew was a beloved instructor at Blue Hills Regional Technical High School, Metal fabrication and Joining Technologies for the last Twelve years. Matt proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Matthew’s Navy family is extensive and was well loved by him. Matt loved to share stories of times in the service. He was a former Hull technician. He also worked summers at the fleet propeller shop in Fairhaven. He most recently volunteered welding on the Big Mamie Battleship BB59. His smile and banter warmed a room. Matt loved his family dearly, especially his son; he loved teaching, especially coaching his freshman football team. Matt was extremely proud in the fact that he was involved in starting BHRTHS Rugby team. He enjoyed playing on Rugby travel teams throughout the area. Most importantly, he enjoyed going to the beach and camping with his beloved Beck. Always Forward & Hold Fast. In addition to Rebecca and his son Matthew, he is survived by his brother Chris Siwik. A Celebration of Matthew’s Life will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 12-6pm at The Lafayette Club, 18 Lakeview Avenue in Taunton. Arrangements are in the care of the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719. To leave a note of condolence: www.waring-sullivan.com

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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Celebration of Life