Mathew James Long, age 40, of Kittery Maine passed away on April 22,2023 surrounded by loved ones.
Mat grew up in the town of Weymouth, MA, and attended Weymouth schools. As a child Mathew enjoyed playing different sports but baseball was his favorite and he became an exceptional pitcher. Mat also had a passion for music from Elvis Presley to Method Man. He loved writing his own songs and performing at open mic nights letting his larger than life presence shine through. Mathew moved to Kittery, ME where he would find his biggest passion, fatherhood. Mat adored being a father to his 3 beautiful children. He would spend every free moment with his kids whether he was coaching baseball or watching them learn to ride a bike. They were his joy in life. When Mat wasn't with his children he enjoyed working as a baker for the last 10 years at When Pigs Fly bakery. In addition to his cherished children, Mathew Jr, Bella & Naomi, Mathew is predeceased by his dad "Pops" Richard Crehan, survived by his mother Lynne Crehan, his sisters Brooke Long and Keryn Long, brothers Richard Crehan and David Crehan, as well as James and Donna Long, the late Jamie Long, Taylor, Brittany and Kortni Long. He will be dearly missed by his nephews Anthony and Nicholas and nieces Sophia and Ava and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be at the Fairmount Cemetery at 11:00am, followed by a Celebration of Life at 12pm on May 12th, 2023 at Weathervane, in Weymouth MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mathew’s Memorial Fund for his children at Go Fund Me ( https://gofund.me/8c24b4d8 )