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Closed 09/09/2017

raised of £2,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £340 to give Matthew Ballard a special send off. He was loved by hundreds in Broadstairs and Margate.

    Broadstairs, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 9th September 2017

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    Matthew Ballard was a fun, happy young man,
    He loved living in Broadstairs, it was his home and his dream to always be there.

    Matthew loved Dickens Week and Folk Week,
    Plus playing tricks on everyone around him, including the giant spider he chased people with,
    .He loved his costumes and making lots of different ones.
    It was his dream to make everyone happy,

    Matthew waa diagnosed with throat cancer last September,
    He never stopped fighting and he never stopped being the cheeky Matthew everyone knew.

    On Tueaday 8th August, Matthew passed away, his heart couldn't take the strain any longer.
    Everyone is in shock, he was fighting so hard.

    Matthew always said he wanted a Viking burial lol.

    As a family we would love to give Matthew an amazing send off and want to include all extended family and friends.

    We ask for any help towards his funeral and the wake after.

    Matthew insisted on one last party. We had to celebrate and not cry.

    He loved life and everyone he met.

    I hope in your hearts you can help. Xxxxx



    • Jurate Ballard3 years ago
      Jurate Ballard

      Jurate Ballard

      3 years ago

      Thank you so much for all your help and support so far, you have all been amazing. Please if you can still give anything, every penny is appreciated in everyway. Everyone is missing Matt so much it feels so unfair and wrong The families hearts are completely broken and it is so hard to smile right now. We have had friends and extended family calling in tears. Our hearts go out to you all xxxx

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    Page last updated on: 8/29/2017 21.28



    • David, Sally and Stephen

      David, Sally and Stephen

      Aug 29, 2017

      Our thoughts are with you


    • Anonymous


      Aug 18, 2017


    • Chloe Howe

      Chloe Howe

      Aug 11, 2017

      So sad to hear, hope he has a lovely send off, I'm sorry for your loss. X


    • Rebecca Head

      Rebecca Head

      Aug 11, 2017


    • Christine and Simon gerrard

      Christine and Simon gerrard

      Aug 10, 2017

      Our condolences Mathew was an entertainer...


    • Sarah-Jane Wharton

      Sarah-Jane Wharton

      Aug 10, 2017

      Such sad news to hear 😢. He was so bubbly & Always made everyone smile & laugh. It was a pleasure to work with him. He will be defo missed. Shine High & bright Matthew. Xx

    • Andrea Lonsdale

      Andrea Lonsdale

      Aug 10, 2017

      Such sad news, thinking of you. Xx


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