Matthew James McCurdy, 57, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6 at Bridgeport Hospital from a heart attack. He will be sadly and sorely missed by his loving family.
Born in Manhattan, Matt was the son of Walter and Marijane McCurdy. He attended Darien High School and graduated from St. Luke’s School in New Canaan. He played varsity basketball for both Darien High School and St. Luke’s.
He resided in North Carolina, Florida and a number of cities, including Milford, before settling in Stratford.
Matt served in the U.S. army for two years. He was a forklift operator and had many other jobs. He was an inveterate sports fan, especially the Mets and the Jets. He loved going to games and continued to play basketball his whole life.
— an obituary from Edward Lawrence Funeral Home
Matt is survived by his father, Walter R. McCurdy, and his four siblings: Bonnie; Mary; Wally Jr. and his wife, Diane; and Loraine McCurdy-Little, and her husband, Bob Little. In addition, he had a niece and five nephews: Lila Varel, Cade, Johnny, and Patrick McCurdy, Redmond and Matthew Little.
Matt’s sense of humor and love for his family will be sadly missed.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 15 at Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Boston Post Road, Darien.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church at 1454 SW Mapp Road, Palm City, Fl. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Open Door Shelter at 4 Merritt Street, Norwalk, CT 06854.