Matthew D. Remillard
July 12, 1986 ‒ October 11, 2018
Matthew D. Remillard, age 32, of Gambier, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on July 12, 1986 in Newark, Ohio the son of Neil and Melanie (MacMaster) Remillard.
Matt was a 2004 graduate of Mount Vernon High School where he served as Captain of the football team his senior year. After graduating from high School, Matt went on to earn his B.A. Degree in Business Economics from The College of Wooster and competed one year for the Fighting Scots football team. Matt worked for Chase Bank in Columbus serving as a Business Banking Cash Management Officer. This last summer he took great pride in coaching his son’s T-Ball team in the Howard Youth League.
Matt was a kind hearted soul that always placed others needs before his. He was a true “family man” and loved spending all of his free time with his wife and kids and mom. Matt was a devoted husband, father, son and brother that will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Emily (Durbin) Remillard whom he married on June 14, 2008, his pride and joy, his children; Jackson, Stella and Madeline Remillard, his mother; Melanie (MacMaster) Remillard of Gambier, a brother; Andy (Shannon) Remillard of Hartsgrove, Ohio and his children; Emery, Aree, Delaney and Rory, maternal grandmother; Sally Parsons, paternal grandmother; Shirley Remillard, aunts and uncles; Richard and Kathy Remillard, Dennis and Kathy Remillard, Lisa Remillard, Scott and Denise Remillard, cousins; Zac, Cody and Michael Remillard; his mother-in-law Rebecca Green; his nephew Bentlee Elliott; and thirteen brothers and sisters-in-law.
Matt was preceded in death by his father Neil Remillard, a brother; Nick Remillard, maternal grandfather; Carroll MacMaster, paternal grandfather, Donat Remillard and a cousin; Amy Remillard.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit-Kenyon College, 102 College Park Street, Gambier, Ohio 43022. Rev. Rachel Kessler will be officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Matt’s name to help with the continued education of his children, atwww.gofundme.com/matt-remillard
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
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