Matthew Paul Talchik, age 43, beloved husband, son, brother, nephew, cousin, and amazing friend, peacefully passed away January 5, 2017, at home in Pompano Beach. He was born November 2, 1973 in Fort Lauderdale, attended Christ Church School and Pine Crest School, graduating in 1992. He spent his college years in Gainesville, then returned here to his passion, the sea. He devoted himself to generosity and kindness, and his business "Charter One Yachts" to his love for people and his unique brand of chartered cruising events with fine dining and entertainment. Matt is survived by his wife Lauren, mother Rita Talchik, father, Paul Talchik, step-mother Sharon Talchik, sister Susie Burns (Mike) and nieces Natalie and Emma, and aunt Christine Maiuro and cousins Marc Tarquinio (Kathy),Danny Tarquinio (Nikki), Paul Tarquinio (Mina), Mary Volpe, uncle Steve McConnell, cousins Ryan (Linda) and Michael Paul, and countless friends. A celebration of Matthew's life will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 6PM to 8PM on his "GRAND FLORIDIAN" docked behind "THE BLUE MOON" Restaurant on the Intracoastal at Commercial Blvd. Burial will be private and at sea on a later date.
Published in Sun-Sentinel from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2017.