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Matthew F. Serafin, 63, of Shrewsbury

Obit Matthew F. Serafin_cropShrewsbury – Matthew F. Serafin, 63, of Shrewsbury died Friday, May 23, 2014 in UMass Memorial Medical Center-University Campus after being stricken ill at home.

He leaves his wife of 30 years, Martha E. (Hamm) Serafin; a daughter, Leah M. Serafin of Shrewsbury; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and members of the extended Hamm family. He was predeceased by his brother, Frank J. Serafin.

He was born in Worcester, son of the late Matthew J. and Theresa J. (Kruczynski) Serafin. He graduated from Doherty High School in Worcester. He later received his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from UMass-Amherst and his Master's Degree in Health Service Management from Webster University.

While a student at UMass-Amherst, Matt served in the Army National Guard. After receiving his BSN, he went on to work for the Veterans” Administration Health Care System. He then entered the U.S. Air Force, where he served as an RN and captain at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Most recently, Matt worked as a nurse manager at Worcester State Hospital.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Matt's family Tuesday, May 27, from 4-7 p.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. His funeral will be held from the funeral home Wednesday, May 28, with a funeral Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. in Saint Mary's Church, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury.

Memorial donations can be made to Saint Mary's Parish/Social Justice Committee, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.

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