Kaitlyn Norah Lorraine Matter

January 24, 2019 13 Condolences Print Obituary

On January 22, 2019, as the result of a tragic traffic accident, Kaitlyn Matter of Leduc County passed away at the age of 34.

Survived by her loving family; parents Neil and Donnell, her brothers Trevor (Jana Lee), Chantz (Brooke) and Niall (Sara); nieces and nephews Ryder, Cadenz, Raegan, Boston, Ireland and Wolf. Kaitlyn also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.

Kaitlyn had the kindest heart and was forever taking in strays, animals or humans. Her thousand watt smile and her beautiful brown eyes would light up any room. If ever you were in need Kaitlyn would give you absolutely anything she had. Her final gift to this world was to donate her organs so that other families had the chance to save their loved ones.

Her family is so proud of her for helping other families in their time of need. Even though our hearts are broken her light will continue to shine in this world.

Reverend Arian Parenteau will celebrate Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 1:00pm at St. Vital Catholic Parish, 4905 50 St., Beaumont.

Kaitlyn’s final resting place will be in the Clearwater Cemetery in the spring.

We would like to thank the first responders for getting our beautiful girl to the University of Alberta Hospital so quickly. Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to the Emergency Room staff and the Neurosurgical ICU 4A4 for taking such loving and attentive care of Kaitlyn in her final days.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Neurosurgical ICU 4A4 at the U of A Hospital or to the SPCA in support of her love for animals.

  1. To the Matter Family: Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us everyday. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear.

    Our words will never be enough to express the sorrow we feel for your loss. But we hope you can take some comfort from knowing we are thinking of you all and are there for you in whatever you need and whenever you need it….

    All our love The Leibel Family….

  2. We are so sorry to hear of Kaitlyn’s passing. Such a beautiful young girl and infectious smile. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Sending strength and love to all of your family. ?. Rod & Merlene

  3. I am so sorry to hear about this loss. As a teacher at ESBCH I was blessed to have taught Kaitlyn. She had such a wonderful caring personality and such a tender heart. My condolences to the family. The world will be a little dimmer without her smile.

  4. We were so saddened to hear the news of your beautiful daughter. Praying for you and your family during this very sad time! Love and prayers. Leona &Bernie Dauvin.

  5. Our deepest condolences, it is never easy to lose someone so special.

  6. Donnell, Neil and family. So sorry to read of this tragedy. Sending you all my deepest condolences. Prayers and strength being sent to you all.

  7. We are so deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your beautiful Kaitlyn. Praying that the love of your family and friends can help comfort you during these difficult days ahead. Hold on tight to the wonderful memories you’ve created together with Kaitlyn and hopefully they will help you find some peace. Please accept our deepest condolences and know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

  8. I am so very sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine how difficult this is on family. kaitlyn sounds like she was an amazing girl. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Sending you lots of love

  9. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Dan and Chris Goudreau

  10. Donnell, Neil and family
    Sending you my most sincere condolences. Keeping you in my prayers in the hopes that you may find the strength and comfort to journey through this challenging time in your lives. Sending you lots of love

  11. Shocked and saddened to hear about your daughter/sister Kaitlyn.
    There must be some comfort and pride knowing she continues to live on giving hope to other families struggling to overcome their unfortunate circumstances.
    She will remain in your hearts forever never to be forgotten.
    From our family to yours, our deepest sympathies.
    Take care.

  12. Dear Family:
    As a liver transplant recipient, I would like to Thank your daughter and her family for the gift of life you’ve given by donating her organs. Because of a family, I have been Blessed with another 13 1/2 yrs of a healthy life. Words are inadequate to express the gratitude recipients have when they receive their gift…a second chance at life. Recipients like me NEVER squander this gift, and are constantly reminded to ALWAYS remember that donor and their family. May God’s love comfort you in the days ahead, and may it provide comfort to you that your daughter is now considered a hero by her organ recipients.

  13. I cannot begin to imagine what you are going through. Kaitlyn sounds like a perfect daughter of perfect parents. She is enveloped now in the sweet arms of God and will be waiting for you when you come home. My deepest sympathies to your family, hugs and love Kerry (Carnegie) Douglas.

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