Matthew Bernier
Matthew Bernier
  • May 19, 1991 - September 27, 2016
  • Uncasville, Connecticut

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Uncasville- Matthew Ryan Bernier, 25, of Depot Rd., passed away unexpectedly September 27, 2016 at home.
Matt was born May 19, 1991 in New London, the son of Bruce Bernier and Lynn-Ann (Benitez) Dockray.
He was a 2009 graduate of Montville High School.
Matt was a family man who had the biggest heart. Matt and his beautiful smile could light up a room.  He loved and cherished the time he spent with his family.  If Matt's death can save anyone struggling from drug abuse, his family begs you to seek the help that you need so this does not happen to you and your families and loved ones.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his beloved son Damien Bernier, brother Michael Bernier, sister Rachel Bernier, nieces Sophia Bernier and Aiyanna Arroyo, grandmother Kathleen Benitez and grandparents Leo and Rachel Bernier, and by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He also leaves behind his beloved Annabella.
He was also predeceased by his grandfather Rudy Benitez. 
Funeral services will be private for the family.
In lieu of flowers a UTMA account has been created at Dime Bank for Matt's precious son.  Please make checks or cash donations to Damien Bernier, c/o Dime Bank, PO Box 293, Uncasville CT 06382.
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The Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen is assisting with arrangements.