July 5, 1984 - December 8, 2020
"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."
Obituary of Matthew M. Hope
Matthew M. Hope entered into rest December 8, 2020. Born July 5, 1984, in Lockport. He is the son of Jan "Pat" and Diane (Dietz) Hope.
Matthew was loved by the racing community, especially the Ransomville and Lancaster speedways.
Beloved son of Pat and Diane Hope; beloved brother of Tracy and Jan (Jen) Hope; cherished uncle of Desiree, Derrick, Donovan, and Dayton; dear nephew of Nancy (William) Socha, Lori (Neil) Green, Paul Dietz and Sharon (late Fred) Siminski; beloved grandson of the late Roy and Mary Dietz and the late Nils and Florence Hope. Also survived by several great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.
A Graveside Service will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 6843 Tonawanda Creek Rd., Lockport. Arrangements by Provenzano Memorial Chapel.
DIANE AND FAMILY, SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MATT’S PASSING. WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIS HONESTY AND THOUGHTFULNESS. HE WAS A WELCOME SIGHT AROUND THE RACE TRACK. HE WILL BE MISSED. FROM ALL THE RUTHERFORD RACING CREW
Pat, Diane and Tracy, we are so sorry to hear about Matt’s passing. We have so many wonderful memories of Matt from Tim’s racing years, hanging at mom’s and 4th of July parties. He was always such a nice kid (young man)! You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May he Rest In Peace ❤️
Tim and Vicki Wertman