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Re: Death Notice: Matt Heckaman
From: Gary Kline <kline () tao thought org>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 22:00:57 -0700
On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 11:11:20PM -0500, J.A. Terranson wrote:
[Posted to a variety of places, as Matt was a prolific coder who
maintained many ports and worked on literally dozens of projects]
sysadmin () mfn org
"An ill wind is stalking
while evil stars whir
and all the gold apples
go bad to the core"
S. Plath, Temper of Time
Matthew Heckaman Ferraro
Born in Mishawaka, IN on Jan. 4, 1982
Departed on Oct. 20, 2004 and resided in Gaithersburg, MD.
Memorial Service: Oct. 30, 2004
Cemetery: Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium
Please click on the links above for locations, times, maps, and
Matthew Heckaman Ferraro (age 22)
Matthew of Gaithersburg, MD, formerly of Montreal Canada,
passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2004. He was the beloved
husband of Stacie Jo Ferraro; loving son of Claire Ferraro
(husband, Eddy) and Marshall Heckaman (wife, Sharon) of Indiana;
loving brother of Andria, David and Allan; stepbrother of Cynthia
Ferraro (Daniel Aston) son-in-law of Mike and Marjorie Bland of
Maryland and their daughters, Resha and Stephanie; grandson of
Adrien and Cecile Blanchette of Montreal, Canada and John and
Ruth Heckaman of Indiana; grandson-in-law of Anastacia Quitania.
He was predeceased by a stepbrother Jonathan Ferraro. Also survived
by his aunts and uncles, Helene Blanchette (Denis Pare) and Pierre
Blanchette of Montreal, Canada, Nicole Blanchette (Brian Smith) of
London, Ont., Dorothy (Doc) Anderson of Illinois and by all his
extended family and friends in Montreal, Indiana, Maryland and
elsewhere. Matthew was an active duty PV2 of the United States
Army. A memorial service will be held at PUMPHREY.S COLONIAL FUNERAL
HOME, 300 West Montgomery Avenue (Rte 28 just off I-270, exit 6-A)
Rockville, MD on Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 1 PM. Inurnment service
with Military Honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery
Columbarium on Thursday, November 4, 2004 at 10 AM.
thanks for this post; it honors matt. we're all the poorer
for his death. we are all the richer for his having lived.
Gary Kline kline () thought org www.thought.org Public service Unix
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