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Matthew A. Rush

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Matthew Rush

Matthew Alan Rush, 49, of Belleville, Ill., born May 19, 1961, in Winthrop, Mass., died Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2011, at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Matthew was a retired SMSGT from the U.S. Air Force and a Gulf War veteran. He worked at Headquarters Air Mobility Command at Scott AFB as Chief of Terminal Instruments Procedures Branch.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Rush.

He is survived by his parents, John and Jacqueline, nee Reilly, Rush of Revere, Mass.; three children, Christopher Rush of Brighton, Colo., Tyler Rush of Belleville, Ill., and Savannah Rush of Belleville, Ill.; two brothers, John Rush of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Mark (Yanni) Rush of Derry, N.H.; a sister, Andrea (Lawrence) Melanson of Winthrop, Mass.; nieces and nephews, Jacob, Nicholas, Reilly Rush, and Michael, Andrew, Lorenzo, and Christina Rush; and many friends.

Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting


Visitation: Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Moll Funeral Home, Mascoutah, Ill.

Funeral: Memorial services will be held 5 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Moll Funeral Home, Mascoutah, Ill., with Monsignor Jerome Hartlein officiating. Funeral procession will leave at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 28, 2011, from Moll Funeral Home, Mascoutah, Ill., to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo., for a 10:30 a.m. military graveside service.

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Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2011
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