MATTHEW PETER CHARRON
On August 29, 2013, Detective Matthew
Charron of Manassas, Virginia, passed away at Fair Oaks Hospital after a battle against acute myeloid leukemia.
The wake will be held on Friday, September 6, at Mountcastle Funeral Home in Dale City from 6 to 9 p.m., and the funeral Mass will be Saturday, September 7, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manassas, VA at 11 a.m. to be followed by a reception at the VFW
Hall on Minnieville Road.
Matthew Charron was born and raised in Springfield, VA. He was the fifth of nine children born to the late SGM AJ Charron, Jr. and Barbara Lemke Charron. After graduating from Robert E. Lee High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Army
where he served as a military police officer
stationed at Fort Hood, TX. Matt married his high school sweetheart, Pat, in January of 1985 at Ford Hood. Matt returned to Springfield with his bride and daughter and joined the Fairfax County Police Department where his first assignment was on "The Highway" at the Mount Vernon precinct. In his 25 plus years with FCPD, Matt was a bicycle patrol officer and served on task forces targeting motorcycle gangs, organized crime, and car theft rings.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Patricia A. Charron, daughter Samantha (and Alvin) Soh, and granddaughters Isla and Caroline; brothers James (and Anne) Charron, Christopher (and Wendy) Charron, and Albert Charron, sisters Mary (and Patrick) Castleberry, Ann (and Tom) Burleson, Martha (and John) Pogue, Patricia (and Oscar) Mouton, and Judith (and Jason) Tremba, several aunts, uncles, many cousins, almost too many nieces and nephews to count, and his police family.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in Matt's name to:
Baltimore, 636 W Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (410 547 2522).