Matthew was born Sept. 20, 1961, in Long Beach. He was many things to many people, a beloved father, son, brother, husband, companion, commercial contractor, professional photographer, world traveler, and friend.
Matthew passed away on Oct. 31, and is survived by his sons Jesse and Jake and his daughters Leah and Elizabeth. He is also survived by his mother Linda Hartwell and brothers Mark, Steven, Paul, Bruce and his sister Anna. He was preceded in death by his father Richard A. Hartwell and his brother Gregory. He was loved dearly and will be cherished and remembered in our memories as well as our hearts.
Services for Matthew will be held at the Leona Valley Community Church, 9306 Leona Ave, Leona Valley, on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. with reception to follow. Reach the church at 661-270-0353.
A memorial account for Matthew Hartwell has been setup at Bank Of The Sierra, 888-454-2265.