Matthew Paul Bucknam Loving son, brother, and nephew BRIGHTON, MI -- Matthew Paul Bucknam, 25 years old, passed away October 13, 2016 in Brighton, MI. He was born on April 29, 1991, in Lowell, Massachusetts, the son of David Paul and Susan (Halamoutis) Bucknam. Matthew grew up in Pembroke Pines, FL where he enjoyed playing basketball, baseball and soccer. He was an avid sports fan who enjoyed rooting for the New York Yankees, New England Patriots and his favorite NBA player Lebron James. Matthew also enjoyed writing and recording rap music and collecting Air Jordan sneakers. Matthew moved to Brighton, MI at the age of 17 where he worked at local restaurants and veterinary hospitals caring for dogs and cats. Matthew was a member of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of Dracut, MA. Matthew will be missed by his parents, David and Susan Bucknam of Brighton, Michigan; sisters, Nicole Bucknam of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Brittany Bucknam of Brighton, MI; aunt, Deborah Capua of Sarasota, FL; uncles, Nicholas Halamoutis of Lowell, MA, George Halamoutis of Lowell, MA; and Steven Bucknam of Methuen, MA. Matthew was pre-deceased by his brother, Michael Bucknam, and his grandparents, Naoum and Electra Halamoutis and Albert and Carol Bucknam. BUCKNAM -- Family and friends will be received at the M.R. LAURIN FUNERAL HOME 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell, MA on Monday, October 17, 2016 from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM. The funeral will take place on Tuesday at 9:00 AM from the Funeral Home to be followed by services at the Assumption of Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of Dracut at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Westlawn II Cemetery, Lowell, MA. Memorial contributions may be made in Matthew's memory to the Assumption of Virgin Mary Church 1160 Mammoth Rd., Dracut, MA 01826. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Louis M. Fazio III, M. Richard Laurin, and Scott Laurin, please visit www.laurinfuneralhome for condolences and directions.
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