1998 ~ 2017
Matthew Thomas Eppert of Lethbridge, beloved son of Sacha and Jaime Eppert, loving brother to Josef and Lukas Eppert, passed away peacefully at the Rotary Flames House in Calgary after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the age of 18 years. Matthew was transferred to Rotary Flames Home to comfortably live the remainder of his days surrounded by family and amazing care staff on February 3, 2017, after receiving a year of exceptional care at the Calgary Children’s Hospital.
Besides his loving girlfriend Brittany Block, Matt is survived by his Opa Hans-Josef Eppert; grandparents Peter and Beverly Smith as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and their families.
Matt was predeceased by his Oma Katharina Eppert and most recently Auntie Donna Drayson.
A Celebration of Matt’s Life will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Rodger Halvorsen, officiating.
For those who wish, memorial donations may be made at the Celebration of Life to Matthew’s parents to create a foundation for Matt’s type of cancer, Rhabdomyosarcoma, a childhood cancer.