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Matthew E. Cobb
eighth-grader at Windham Middle School
WINDHAM - Matthew E. Cobb, 14, of Gray Road died unexpectedly
Friday at his home.
He was born in Portland, a son of Mark and Heidi Hutchinson
Matthew was an eighth grade student at Windham Middle
School. He enjoyed fishing on Chebeague Island and lobstering with his
grandfather, ''PuP'' . He restored a dinghy and named it ''Lil Miss Molly.''
He also enjoyed baseball, skiing, basketball, soccer,
drawing, writing, swimming, making model rockets, CO2 car building and
racing, boating, hockey games, music, biking and spending time at the family
home on Chebeague Island.
Matthew was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. He wanted
to be a Navy Seal and a professional soccer player.
Surviving are his parents of Windham; a brother, Tyler
Matthew Cobb, and a sister, Molly Madalyn-Rose Cobb, both of Windham; his
maternal grandparents, Bruce A. and Delores Dyer Hutchinson of Portland;
his paternal grandparents, James G. and Donna Abbott Cobb of Windham; his
maternal great-grandmother, Esther M. Dyer of Cliff Island; and his paternal
great-grandmother, Dorothy R. Abbott of Mechanic Falls.
Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Dolby
Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road. A funeral service will be held at 9 p.m.
Wednesday at the North Windham Union Church, Route 302, with the Rev. Richard
Small officiating. Burial will be in Chebeague Island Cemetery.