Matthew "Bucky"'s Story
- Matt Guay, 30, died unexpectedly in Elliotsville. He was born October 29, 1986 in Blue Hill. He was the son of John and Alice (Buckland) Guay. Matt attended Corinna schools, Nokomis Regional High, and graduated from Dexter Regional High School, Class of 2005. He attended Tri-County Technical Center for 3 years. He loved participating in Corinna Recreation Department baseball and basketball while in grammar school and wrestled for 3 years in high school. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and camping with "Papa Joe" and Nana. He also shared Papa Joe's passion for traditional archery. His most pleasant and cherished times were in the woods with his son Seth fishing and exploring. He was also an avid amateur arm wrestler with many trophies. Matt was a dedicated and helpful member of Millside Fitness in Dexter.
Matt was not without fault. He did his time and was trying to shape a better life while employed at Tasman Leather in Hartland where he was accepted into a caring work family that had his back at all times.
He is survived by his son Seth; his father John, both of Corinna; maternal grandfather William "T-Bob" Buckland of Dexter; paternal grandmother Bessie Guay of Corinna; a very large extended family on the Guay and Buckland sides; lifelong friends, Steve Morrell, Jake Vega, Andy Reed, Justin Kent, and many other friends and work family.
Matt was predeceased by his very devoted mother Alice; paternal grandfather Joseph "Papa Joe" Guay, maternal grandmother Helen Buckland, and Uncle James Buckland.
A celebration of life will be held from 11 to 2 P.M. Saturday, July 22nd, at the Corinna American Legion hall. Children are encouraged to attend.
Private graveside committal services will be held at Morses Corner Cemetery, Corinna. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Corinna. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his son Seth's education fund, c/o Skowhegan Savings Bank, 83 Church Street, Dexter, ME 04930. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
Published on  July 17, 2017