Matthew Jon Altizer April 9, 1971 - February 9, 2012 It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Matthew Jon Altizer, who passed away suddenly on February 9, 2012 along with his wife, Leah; son, Jonathan; daughter, Emily; and sister, Heather. Matt is survived by his father, Eugene Sr. (Kathy); mother, Hilda (Fred); brothers, Eugene Jr. (Carol-ann), Lance (Starlet), Tim (Lavaughn), Ed (Liza); brother-in-law, Brad; nephews, Ryan (Leah), Kieran, Dameon; nieces, Kara (James), Karla (Kaleb), Erica; numerous relatives and friends; as well as his dogs, Daisy and Bandit. Matt was a loving family man who always made time for his wife, kids and extended family. He was also a brilliant and talented piano player, singer, tennis and squash player, inventor and skier. He was a valued employee of the Prince George Citizen for 16 years. Matt and his family were also well-loved members of the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. A memorial service will be held for Matt on Sunday, February 19th at 7:00pm at the Prince George Civic Centre (808 Civic Plaza). Donations in Matt's memory can be made to the Prince George Tennis Club (2909 Recreation Place, Prince George).
Published in The Prince George Citizen on February 15, 2012