Matthew (Matt) Shelton Griffith Street, Arklow

Unexpectedly. Beloved husband of Margaret (née Higgins), adored father of Matthew, Lorcan, Joseph & Brian, much loved brother of Mayann, Pauline, William, John, Magdalen, Pat, David, Suzanne & little Baby Joseph & devoted grandad of little Angel Joseph. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, sons, daughters-in-law Fidelma, Therese, Sandra & Mairead, grandchildren Eoin, Katie, Fiach, Conor, Clodagh, Ronan, Bradley, Erin & Laragh, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, the extended Higgins family from Limerick, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours & dear friends.

Rest in peace.

In accordance with government guidelines, Matt’s funeral will be held in private. Removal from Sweeney’s Funeral Home at 9.30 on ­­­­Thursday morning to St.’s Mary & Peter’s Church arriving for Mass at 10 o’clock, walking via Griffith Street. Those who cannot attend are welcome to join via the parish webcam www.arklowparish.ie/webcam/.

Burial afterwards in St. Gabriel’s Cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Arklow R.N.L.I. via the following link


House private please.

Date of Death: Saturday 24th July 2021