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Dunnachie, Matthew

03/28/1924 ~


Matthew Dunnachie, 95 years old, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 21, 2019. He was born March 28, 1924 in Glasgow, Scotland, and was a resident of Kingwood for the last 25 years. He was married to Sybil Beggs for 63 years before her death in 2017. Matthew was a mechanical engineer in the British Royal Navy and was a ship surveyor until he retired in 1993. He is the son of the late Matthew Dunnachie and Marion Stewart of Glasgow, Scotland, and is preceded in death by his three sisters Margaret Jane, Elizabeth Mundy and Marion Stewart. Matthew is survived by his two daughters Elaine Kramer and her husband Ricardo of Kingwood, Fiona Hopwood and her husband Clive of Antwerp, Belgium, and his son Mark D. Dunnachie and his wife Jacqueline of Gouvieux, France. He also had six grandchildren Kimberley, Bradley, Bryony, Olivia, William and Maximilien, and was fortunate to meet his great grandson, Cayden. Matthew had a great sense of humor telling jokes to anyone he met. He also enjoyed oil painting, gardening, golf and a good whiskey or cognac. The family would also like to thank Visiting Angels and Living Waters Hospice Care for their kindness and care. Memorial donations may be made to The Houston Museum of Fine Arts.

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2 thoughts on “Dunnachie, Matthew”

  1. Mrs Elaine I am so sorry for your loss mr Matthew was a awesome man he will be truly missed remember there was not one day went by he didn’t call y’all name he loved y’all truly and I am thankful that I got a chance to work for a amazing man

  2. Maria and Larry Debolt

    Elaine, Fiona and Mark: we are so sooy for your loss. Your father was one of the nicest person we have met. It was our honor and pleasure to meet such a fun loving and Caring person. He will be miss. Maria and Larry DeBolt.
    PS. We just saw the announcement today. I an sorry it was so late.

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