Matthew Cas­sel

News-Herald (Perkasie, PA) - - OPINION -

Matthew Cas­sel, 22, of Telford, passed away un­ex­pect­edly Satur­day, Nov. 17, 2012, at his home.

Born March 27, 1990, in Ch­est­nut Hill, Matt was the youngest of the four sons of John and Kim (Fanel­liF Cas­sel of Telford.

Matt at­tended the Soud­er­ton Area school sys­tem and grad­u­ated from Soud­er­ton Area High School in 2008. He en­joyed all sports but was es­pe­cially fond of skate­board­ing, say­ing at one time he wanted to be a pro skate­boarder. Matt made friends eas­ily with peers and espe- cially their par­ents. He loved be­ing around small chil­dren, but his two fa­vorite were his nieces, Grayce and Lucy Cas­sel.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, Matt is sur­vived by his big­gest joy in life, his 4-yearold son, Bray­den M. Cas­sel, of Lans­dale; he was hap­pi­est when­ever Bray­den was with him. They had a truly spe­cial bond. Matt is also sur­vived by three broth­ers, Joe Cas­sel and his wife, Melissa, and their daugh­ter, Grayce, of Towa­mencim; Michael Cas­sel and his wife, Meredith, of Philadel­phia; and Ryan Cas­sel and his com­pan­ion, Heather McGuire, and their GDuJKWHU, LuFy, RI HDW­fiHOG. Also, he has many nieces and neph­ews around the coun­try. His two pet vorkies, Holly and Maggy, will miss his com­pany as they were al­ways ea­ger to greet him when he came home.

Matt was pre­ceded in death by his two grand­fa­thers, Ge­orge Fanelli, of Lans­dale, and Wil­liam Cas­sel, of Hat­fiHOG; DnG KLV JUDnGPRWKHU, Gla­dys Fanelli, of Lans­dale.

A memo­rial ser­vice to cel­e­brate the life of Matt Cas­sel will be held Satur­day, Nov. 24, 2012, at Christ Re­formed Church at In­dian Creek, 171 Church Road, Telford, PA 18969. The fam­ily will be­gin to re­ceive friends and guests at 10 a.m. and the ser­vice will be­gin at 11:30 a.m. There will be a lun­cheon im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the ser­vice.

,n OLHu RI flRZHUV, WKH IDPily re­quests that do­na­tions be made to Penn Foun­da­tion Be­hav­ioral Health Ser­vices, 807 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960.

Ar­range­ments by Huff and Lak­jer Funeral Home, Lans­dale.


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