Mathieu Roux

Mathieu Roux
Mathieu Roux

Mathieu Roux, loving husband and father, age 48, passed away unexpectedly on March 31, 2023.  Mat was born March 6, 1975 in Sherbrooke, Canada to Jean-Claude Roux and Claudette Laliberte.

Memorial celebration of life will be at 2:00pm, Friday, April 14th,2023, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with the Rev. Jo Roberts Craig officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mat was an avid skier and elite volleyball player growing up in Quebec, Canada.  He was chosen to play on the National Canadian volleyball team which won the finals.  He received a professional degree in drilling and blasting.  He later went on to work for Technicolor doing film editing and production.  Mat met Samantha, the love of his life, on the online gaming community.  They were married for 17 years and had their beautiful daughter, Sophie.  Sophie and Samantha were the light of his life. He loved to travel.  In the numerous exotic vacations over the years, skiing and spending time in the ocean were some of the best times together with his family. Mat had a deep passion for anything involving cars, watching Formula 1 racing, football, gaming and above all his family. Mat was in healthcare for numerous years earning a certified medical office manager degree and later decided that nursing was the career he wanted to endeavor.  He earned his nursing degree in December 2021 and was passionate about being an emergency room R.N.

His sense of humor always kept people smiling and laughing and he would love for everyone to remember that about him and to celebrate his life.

He was preceded in death by his sister Claudine Roux and father-in-law Dr. Richard Chandler.

He is survived by his wife, Samantha; daughter Sophie; his parents, Jean-Claude and Claudette; mother-in-law, Mary Chandler; his sister Stéphanie; along with countless beloved extended family; and lastly his house full of animals.

10 Replies to “Mathieu Roux”

  1. You will be missed Mat. I remember the very first time I met you was on an ICU room transfer transport from the ER when you told me you didn’t know how to run an ICU bed and I showed you how and all of the times you put a drawing of a unicorn to be brought with me to the transport. So many laughs when I was around you. Rest in Peace my friend. Fly high until we meet again. Love you Mat. So sorry everyone was mean to you in the world.

  2. I just saw this. I can’t believe it . I am so sorry, Sam. My thoughts and prayers are with you and sweet Sophie.

  3. Dearest Sam,
    My heart and Love and Blessing are with you. I will keep you and Sophie in my prayers. If I can ever be of help please call me. You know you are one of my special gals. May God bring you peace.
    Love ya, Coach Holly

  4. Sam,

    I’m sending you much love & hugs. Sorry is a word people just say and I know it doesn’t help in anyway. The pain is soul piercing and for that I wish I could take it all away. I will hold energetic space in my heart with hopes you feel the heaviness lift a little even if just for a second.

  5. Miss Sam, my deepest condolences from my heart,, praying for peace to you and all your family,, I love you Miss Sam,.

  6. Fly high, my friend! I will always remember the time we worked together. We always had fun and the best laugh during our crazy shifts! I wish I could been there for you. I will hold onto our best memory. Goodbye, my friend. Miss you forever!

  7. I loved that you came to every one of Sophie’s volleyball practices and gave her your unending support! Rest in Peace Mat and and smash some volleyballs up in Heaven!!!

  8. I wish I could be there, but I hope you know I always considered you my friend. I’m sorry this world just wasn’t good to you and I wish I could’ve been there for you in your darker times. Rest now Mat and watch over that sweet little girl of yours.

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