Matthew C. McCabe, 43, of Fremont, OH passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 20, 2019 due to an accident in Fremont. He was born May 16, 1975 in Columbus, OH, the son of Neil and Kathleen (Walsh) McCabe. He was a 1993 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Engineering Technology.
Matt married Abigail Chudzinski on September 7, 2013 at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Put-In-Bay, OH and she survives. He owned Great Lake Machinery and Automation of Fremont with his business partner, Mike Paeth. Matt enjoyed boating and spending time on the Lake Erie Islands, camping in Northern Michigan and snow skiing. “Johnny Beat Feet” enjoyed spending time going from one friend’s house to another’s while enjoying Virginia’s finest. He had no regrets and loved his wife and children with all his heart.
Matt is survived by his wife, Dr. Abigail “Abby” Chudzinski; daughter, Isla Katherine McCabe; son, Michael Matthew McCabe; mother, Kathleen Walsh; father, Neil McCabe, all of Fremont; brother, Kevin McCabe of Concord Township, OH; sister, Meghan (Bobby) Rich of Fremont; great friends, Steve Holbrook, Mike Paeth and Tyler Halbeisen, all of Fremont; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Walter and Margaret Walsh and Hugh and Margaret McCabe and uncle, Dr. James Walsh.
Visitation: Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, January 25, 2019; 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St., Fremont, OH.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to his children’s college funds c/o Abigail Chudzinski or a charity of the donor’s choice.