Mathew Fabian
Macnabb Funeral Home
301 Frederick Road
Catonsville, MD
Mathew John Fabian, 14, of Eldersburg passed away surrounded by his family at the Johns Hopkins Hospital on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Born in November 3, 2004 in Westminster, Maryland, he was the beloved son of Stephen John Fabian of Eldersburg and Kelly Eileen Fabian, nee Crimmins of Westminster.Mat was an energetic child, who was full of life with an infectious smile. Never being one to be upset and down, he was always confident in all that he did, whether playing his sports of soccer and lacrosse, or competing with his brother Stephen and sister Grace in many pursuits. He was a caring individual who loved to have a good time. He excelled in his studies at Oklahoma Middle School where he was a straight A student. He was loved by many and his love and spirit were felt by so many. His love of soccer and lacrosse were known throughout the community and his tenacity and determination to never give up were infectious; his spirit and ability to make people laugh were the norm when he walked into the room. People always knew when he was coming, they had to prepare for the smile, laughs and silliness, and they were going to laugh and have a good time. Please always remember he was all about tenacity, determination, never quitting or giving up, love and compassion for everyone, and the ability to always make you laugh and smile!!In addition to his parents, he was the cherished brother of Stephen Joseph Fabian and Grace Lane Fabian; devoted grandson of Margaret Ann "Peggy" Fabian and Mathew Amos Crimmins; loving nephew of Donna Ayer and her husband Kylle, Joe Crimmins and wife Anne, Siobhan Crimmins, and Mathew Crimmins; cousin of Maisey Ayer, Ross Ayer, Sam Crimmins, Ian Crimmins, and Eva Crimmins; and his faithful friend Roscoe.He is predeceased by his grandfather Stephen Joseph Fabian and his grandmother Joyce Marie Crimmins.The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. Saturday, until time of Celebration of Life Service, 6 p.m. at the Liberty High School, 5855 Bartholow Road, Eldersburg, MD 21784. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be in Mat's name to his foundation for youth sports, Please make your check payable to Friends of Carroll County and mail them to Live4Mat, C/O James Schwartz, P.O. Box 1034, Sykesville, MD 21784, please note on the memo line of your check FSC-Live4Mat.Arrangement by the MacNABB FUNERAL HOME, P.A. of Catonsville. Online condolences may be offered at
Published by Carroll County Times on Mar. 6, 2019.
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Happy birthday Mat. We still miss you.
Filip Padilla
November 3, 2020
I cant belive it has been one year without you. You were like a brother to me. I would do anything just to see you one last time. I wi remember all the memories we made together. When we would play football ,basketball, and all the other fun things we would do. Fly high my friend I will miss you. #liv4mat
Nick Gallo
February 29, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
May 8, 2019
Mat, I never knew you but you seem like a really cool guy. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Rayna Beidel
May 8, 2019
Mat I miss you so much we were such good friends. I would do anything just to talk to you one last time. Everybody whishes you were still here with us.I just wish I could play basketball with you one last time. I just hope you are in a better place now and I miss you.
Nicholas Gallo
April 23, 2019
Mat, where do I start. Its been a little over a month. We all really miss you on the bus. I miss everything, laughing with you in the afternoon, you getting on the bus a few stops down because you always missed our stop, I miss seeing you every day, I miss elementary school when we would go to the gazebo by your house and you showed me videos of guys playing lacrosse, I miss everything. I hope youre doing well, rest easy buddy I love you
April 4, 2019
Mathew, you were one of my best friends and I loved playing soccer with you and hanging out. I hope your in a better place, and remember everybody love you and is praying everyday for you. I am living every day for you. Fly high buddy.
Iva Damyanova
April 1, 2019
Love and prayers
March 31, 2019
Thats sad
Alexander Millien
March 13, 2019
God Bless your family.
Brian Chamberlin
March 10, 2019
You have my greatest sympathy for your loss. I can only imagine. May God bless you with the best of memories always. You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Stacie Briles
March 10, 2019
God bless Mat. The Lord has you in the palm of His hand. Your smile will be in all our hearts. Kelly is a dear friend and I am praying for the whole family during this difficult time.
Kelley Kerrigan
March 9, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know your family is in my Prayers.
Yolanda Feezer
March 9, 2019
I am so so sorry & absolutely can not believe this. My heart aches for you !!! Take care of yourselves. A neighbor --- Ellie M.
Ellie M.
March 8, 2019
Wishing you all peace and comfort knowing that Mathew is now with God. Courage to face the days ahead and so many memories to hold in your hearts forever.
Pam & Joel Buck
March 8, 2019
There are no words for such a colossal loss. This beautiful young man was full of love and life and family. May God hold him close and give his precious family the strength to find their way through this. Kelly and all the Crimmins family please know that the Kilcoyne, Condelli and Murphy Famillies from Boston are praying for you during this unimaginable time. ❤
Susan Kilcoyne-Charbonnier
March 7, 2019
Hey Mat :) I really miss you so much and I'm just thankful that God is taking good care of you and got rid of all the pain. I'm so sorry that I didn't know the pain that you were dealing with. I love you so much.
Nayeon Won
March 7, 2019
May God keep you and your family in His loving protection.
Nicole Burnett
March 7, 2019
My deepest and most heartfelt sympathies to you Steve and your family. I know that there are no words to offer other than you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Ed (Chief) Sharkey
March 7, 2019
Soo sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs.
Carole Vogel
March 7, 2019
My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time.
Jennifer Smardon
March 7, 2019
My deepest heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your beautiful boy...may you feel the love of all who care..and know that you will be reunited with your angel..for that is the word of God...God Bless you and hold you close in this your deepest time of need...
Linda creamer
March 6, 2019
I know that we weren't close, but I want you to know that you meant a lot to me and everyone at school. You always made everyone laugh and always put a smile on everyone. I am sorry this happened to you. God bless you.
March 6, 2019
I am so sorry for the loss of Matt. Please know your Coast Guard family is here. Prayers to you all during this time.
Evelyn Bowers
March 6, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss of Mathew. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Steve during this very difficult time.
Jerry Rattenbury
March 6, 2019
I only knew of Mat's reputation as an outstanding athlete, and as a kind generous friend to many in the community. I am so very sorry for your profound loss and your family is in my prayers.
March 6, 2019
God Bless you all. Prayers, love and hugs.


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