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“To Pat and Family,My deepest condolence for the loss of Matt, words rarely meet a moment like this with any adequacy. Please know that my friendship...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Janice D'Amore - Medford, MA

“Growing up it was a constant that we would always spend time with Matt & Jack on family vacations and Thanksgiving. Either in York Maine or Falmouth...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Chris Patterson - Bedford, MA

“I used to socialize with Matt years ago. He is one of the most uniquely intelligent persons I have met, and made a memorable impression. Wishing...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Deirdre Burn - Braselton, GA

“I am sorry for your loss.It is just heartbreaking for you and your family. My God keep him safe in eternal life.Karen Williams ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: Karen Williams - Falmouth, MA

“To Matt's family, although I have not seen your family in well over 20 years, I do remember walking up to Saint Judes school with Matt and his older...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Angela DeLeon - Rutland, MA

“Dear Mrs. Cappadona and Jackie,My deepest sympathy on the loss of Matt. I am praying for your family. ”
6 of 25 | Posted by: Maryann McKenna Littlejohn

“Dear Pat and Jack,Our hearts are saddened by your loss of Matt. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.The Brown Family ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Paula Brown - Waltham, MA

“So sorry for your loss.RIP Matt. Thoughts and prayers The Barry family ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: Pamela Barry - North billerica

“So sorry to hear of the loss of your son. If you are the Patti Patterson from the Prospect Hill Project, I knew you back then. God Bless you all . ...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Marsha Notartomso - Nashua, NH

“Pat: I am so very sorry for the loss of Matt! I remember you talking abouthim and your family when we worked at Belmont MedicalMy thoughts and...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Gail Tavener - Waltham, MA

“I have gotten to know Matt through Jack and Steph and heard regularly of how he was doing. When I met Matt, he was strikingly genuine and sweet, with...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Hemali Gunaratne - Atlanta, GA

“To Matt's family,I'd like to send you guys my most sincere and heartfelt condolences on Matt's passing. I had the honor to work with him at Toast for...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Tim Moriarty - Jamaica Plain, MA

“Matt was a really great person. He was in his element when he was making people happy. Matt struck me as someone that wanted to make a positive...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Anthony Fusco - Coworker

“Aunt Pat, Jackie and Stephanie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Matt was such a great person, so kind and as others have mentioned he...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Donna & Mark Albonesi - MA

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Matt liked classic music and pop culture collectibles. He had gotten some 80's sugary breakfast cereal collectibles (Count Chocula, Franken Berry...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Jack Cappadona - Melrose, MA

“I feel lucky to have met Matt, and to have called him a friend. I picture Lennon, Harrison, Bonham among the many jockeying for position for the same...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Bill Scott - Coworker

“John, My deepest condolences to you and your family. I know this loss will be hard, for I lost my father 4 yrs ago. He was a dad, teacher and brother...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Sean Mower - Lynn, MA

“Sending love and prayers for Matt to Aunt Pat, Jackie, Stephanie & Jake. He was a wonderful man & had a great sense of humor & he left us too soon. ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Mary Cappadona - Marlborough, MA

“Thinking of your family during this difficult time. I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all. ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: Nichole Conran - Northborough, MA

“Aunt Pat Jack &StephineMy heart is broken with Matt's death I will miss his smile,kindness,and quite since of humor.My thoughts in prayers are with...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Patty Cappadona - Marlboro, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Matt's larger than life spirit and energy will be greatly missed, but his memory will last among everyone whos life he...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Mat Russo - Somerville, MA

“Sincere condolences to your family, in loving remembrance of a dear friend. ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Matt Kelley - Malden, MA - Friend

“Our many prayers to your family we are so very sorry for your loss! ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Suzanne Blair - Wareham, MA

“Hi Pat & family,I'm so sorry to hear about your Matthew's passing. These are certainly very trying times. I just lost a sister and my mother in 1...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Paul Douglas - Waltham, MA


Waltham – Mr. Matthew T. Cappadona, of Waltham, died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He was 41 years old.

Matt was born in Boston on December 13, 1978, a son of Patricia C. (Patterson) Cappadona, of Waltham and the late John E. Cappadona. He was a lifelong resident of Waltham and a 1997 graduate of Matignon High School in Cambridge. He later earned a degree from Middlesex Community College.

Matt enjoyed his job at Toast, Inc of Woburn where he made several close friendships. He had a great appreciation of music, especially classic rock. He could discuss the technical aspects of music for hours and loved the Beatles.

In his youth, he spent summers with his family playing on Surf Drive Beach and at Ryan's Family Amusements in Falmouth. Matt was a loyal Boston sports fan and liked to watch the Red Sox and Celtics. He had a kind and gentle manner and loved animals. His smile could light up the room and his laugh was infectious. He had a keen wit and sharp sense of humor that always made people laugh. He also delighted in playing with his nephew, who adored him. His loss has left a deep hole in his family and he will be missed by all who knew him.

Matt was predeceased by his father, John, and his brother, the late Stephen Cappadona.

In addition to his beloved mother, Pat, he leaves his brother John J. "Jack" Cappadona and sister-in-law Stephanie D. Cappadona of Melrose, his nephew Jake Cappadona, and several aunts and cousins.

Due to the ongoing health crisis around the world and in our community, funeral services for Matt and burial in Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham will be private.

A Memorial Mass to be held in Sacred Heart Church, 311 River Street, Waltham, will be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Covid-19 Family Support Fund – United Way of Mass. Bay, the American Heart Association, or to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Avenue, Salem, Massachusetts 01970.