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MATEER, Patrick 'Irish' Joseph


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Passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the age of 79 years. Beloved husband of the late Colette (2006). Proud and loving father of Deirdre Pyke (Chris) Cherished grandad of Aryanna and Deklan. Dear brother of Mairead McCann, and brother-in law of Sean Floyd (Eilish), Mary Glackin (Denis), Tony Floyd (Anne), Anna (Dan) and Peggy (Roy), He will also be dearly missed by his best and long-time friends, Gerry and Bill. Pat will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews, furry grandkids Hendrix and Mia and dear friends here and in Ireland.

Predeceased by his brothers; Dan, Roy and John and brother and sister-in laws Ann Healey (Gordon), Kevin Floyd (Maura) and Denis Glackin.

Pat will be remembered with a smile for his love of family, love of gardening, Formula 1 and horse racing and feisty Irish wit.

A special thank you to Dr. Lund, Nurse Jess and Nurse Bonita of Bayshore Health Care for their compassion and support. Many thanks to Dr. Brodovsky and the dedicated and kind nurses, doctors and staff at the Guelph General Hospital.

Family and friends are invited to attend GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph, (519-824-0031) on Sunday, June 26, 2022 for visitation from 1 - 2 p.m., a celebration of life at 2:00 p.m., followed by a reception in the Trillium room of the funeral home.

If desired, memorial contributions made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: and they will be forwarded to the family.