Giving Life a Second Chance
Through Organ & Tissue Donation

"Threads of Love" Donor Memorial Quilt: Quilt 6

Matthew Menichelli


Matthew, ever the Good Samaritan, never leaving anyone in distress, through his organ donations, has already renewed the lives of, at least, 6 people. May he rest in Peace.

A life cut short but fully lived. Loving and devoted Son and Brother.

Surfer: Jersey Coast, Pacific Coast, Baja Mexico, Rhode Island, hurricane of the decade.

Adventurer: Traveled cross-country many times in his camper van and his Barracuda.

Bicyclist: Racer, Endless Mountain Race Binghamton. Cross-country: Southampton to: Oregon, down to California, Kansas (at 41 years), Binghamton (many times) Touring-crossed all over Bucks County.

Artist: Degree for BCCC, Two years of Tyler School of Art, Painter, Draughtsman, Sculptor, Faux Painting, Furniture restoration.

Skateboarder and Snowboarder: From teenage years until now. Capable of the most amazing stunts. Made his own snowboard.

Mechanic: Restored many Barracudas. Fixed engine and electrical systems. Welded structural frames. Replaced engines single-handed.

Musician: Studied guitar from his teens. Both classical acoustic and electric. Moved to Colorado to study Flamenco with Heredia. Blues enthusiast. Started carving his own designed guitars.

Jobs: Furniture restoration-Lambertville. Princeton Packet newspaper. Ad agencies. Cancer center-Radiation block creator.

With kisses and smiles from Martina Joy.

With love from Daddy, Luke, Ann and Sheldon

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