Matthew H. Gorham

Matthew H. Gorham, 47, of Simsbury, beloved husband of Tracy (Geary) Gorham, and son of Howard W. and Barbara (Goerts) Gorham, died February 21. He was born January 6, 1967, in Danbury, and grew up in Newtown.

Mr Gorham was a graduate of Central Connecticut State University, having received his bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering. He was the East Coast regional manager of Kavlico and a faithful member of the Valley Community Baptist Church, who enjoyed participating in the church's Men’s Group.

Matt was a Little League Baseball coach, and if he was not playing catch with his son or attending his children’s activities, he would be out walking his dog, Lily. He also enjoyed spending time outdoors biking, hiking, skiing, golfing, and gardening.

Besides his wife of 21 years, he is survived by his loving children, Kelly, Katie, and Daniel; his parents; his siblings, Jennifer Ober, and her husband Garry, of Newtown, James Gorham, and his wife Peggy, of Avon, and John Gorham, and his wife Susan, of Concord, N.H.; and as well as many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Vincent Funeral Home, 120 Albany Turnpike in Canton, Thursday, February 27, from 5 to 8 pm. A funeral service will take place Friday, February 28, at 11 am, at the Valley Community Baptist Church, 590 West Avon Road, in Avon. Burial will follow in the Simsbury Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to The Matthew H. Gorham Children’s Educational Fund, C/O Simsbury Bank, 981 Hopmeadow Street, PO Box 248, Simsbury CT 06070.

Visit the “Book of Memories” at vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.

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