Matthew J. Dowd

August 26, 1969 ~ March 5, 2019 (age 49)

Matthew J. Dowd, 49, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Born in Holyoke, he was raised in Wilbraham and graduated from Minnechaug Regional High School. Matt worked as a Union carpenter for over 20 years and he enjoyed coaching his son’s baseball and football teams. Matt is survived by his wife Josephine Gallagher-Dowd, sons Tyler and Griffin Dowd, one beautiful granddaughter Ava “Bugs” Dowd, his parents James and Susan (Miccoly) Dowd, brother Peter Dowd, sisters: Jennifer Bartolucci, Bonnie Skiver and Susan Krawczyk and his step children Lexi and Zach. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1-3 PM concluding with a Prayer Service at 3 PM at Wilbraham Funeral Home, 2551 Boston Rd., Wilbraham. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dowd Children’s Educational Fund, c/o People’s Bank, 201 North Main St., East Longmeadow, MA 01028.

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