Memorial Created By
Laura Onelio

Matthew Peter Onelio

We created this online guest book to celebrate Matt's life. We invite you to share stories and photos of Matt here.. Thank you so much for your care, support, and love. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Wild Heart Wildlife Rescue. Details below in obituary.

Whitmore Lake, MI – Matthew Peter Onelio died on May 9, 2022, just shy of his 35th birthday.  He was born on May 18, 1987 in Rochester, Michigan to Patricia and Peter Onelio.  A proud Michigan native, Matt grew up in Sterling Heights and spent his adult life in Ann Arbor and Whitmore Lake with his two beloved cats, Gandalf and Goose.    Matt always had his own way of doing things - his own signature style, even as a kid.  With ginger...  see more
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  • Kelly  Reed
    I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Matt. I've known him for a few years he was always a loyal, dependable friend. I know of Matt's struggles personally, he lived with a lot of pain but through all of that all of his wonderful qualities shown through....  more
  • Pris Simmons
    Kristina & I have Pat, Laura, Marie & Blaise in our thoughts & prayers today. We only met Matt a couple of times, but felt like we got to know him so much better by viewing all his photos. So many wonderful moments of fun, love , joy &...  more
  • Victoria Klopfenstein

    We did not know you but you ironically have my husbands first name and I know your mom and Blaise.

    We are indirectly connected.

    May our Savior Bless You and lead you through the tunnel of no retreat. May you thrive and become an angel to ...  more
  • Matthew Preble
    Laura, I'm so sorry for your family's loss. Meghan and I are thinking of you and your family.
  • Maura Marino
    Sending love to Laura, Patricia, Blaise, Marie and all those who loved Matt. May his memory be a blessing. Holding you and your grief closely, while you remember the the joy, the pain and the beauty of Matt’s life.
  • Katherine Ralston
    With our deepest sympathy