Matthew L. McKerley
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Matthew L. McKerley
  • February 13, 1943 - January 20, 2018
  • New Hampshire

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Matthew Lewis McKerley of Boscawen, NH and Bonita Springs, Florida passed away at his home on January 20, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Concord, NH to David and Mary (Dawson) McKerley on February 13, 1943.
Matthew graduated from Penacook High School and served in the New Hampshire Army National Guard.
He was employed as A Vice President of McKerley Management Services, the parent company of the former McKerley Health Care Centers. He was also a partner in Secure Care Products, Inc of Concord, New Hampshire.

Matthew was involved in the formation of the Northeast Little League, the Girls Senior Softball League and the Merrimack Valley Girls Soccer League. He coached Girls' Field Hockey and Girls' Softball at Bishop Brady High School in Concord, New Hampshire for many years.
He was a member of the Concord Country Club and the Hunters Ridge Golf and Country Club.

Members of his family include his wife, Priscilla; his daughter, Christine McKerley Warren and her husband, Anthony; his son, James and his wife, Martha; his son, Matthew and his wife, Kathleen; his son Timothy and his wife, Bridget; step-children, Jennifer Dupuis and her husband, Marc, Jessica Joy and her husband, Paul and Jason Woodward and his wife, Michelle; nineteen grandchildren; his brother, James McKerley and his wife, Carolyn; his sister, Elizabeth Ekstrom and sister-in-laws, Patricia King and her husband, Ronald and Shirley and Gloria McKerley.

He was predeceased by his parents and brothers, David, Forrest and Stillman.

Calling hours will be held at Bennett Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St. Concord on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 4PM to 7PM. A Celebration of Life will take place at the Grappone Convention Center at the Courtyard by Marriott, 70 Constitution Ave. Concord, NH, on Friday, January 26, 2018 beginning at 3PM. A private burial will take place at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH.
In lieu of customary expressions of sympathy, please consider a donation in his memory to the Jimmy Fund at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Bennett Funeral Home of Concord. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at https://www.BennettFuneral.com for the McKerley family.