Maj Matthew Coady, CD (Ret'd)

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    We regret to advise that Major Matthew Joseph Coady CD (Ret'd) died in Halifax June 18, 2002, at the age of 79.

    Matt served in the RCAF during the Second World War. He graduated in engineering from Saint Mary's University and Technical University of Nova Scotia and joined the Army in 1950. Matt served with 1 Maintenance Company on the Northwest Highway System 1953-54, with 4 Field Squadron 1958-60, and was Base Construction Engineer (BCEO) in Montreal between 1963 and 1965. He was the was the first Base Construction Engineer of CFB Cornwallis from 1966 to 1969 upon implementation of the concept of integrated Canadian Forces Bases and he retired in 1970. He was subsequently employed as head of the engineering department at the New Halifax Infirmary of the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Halifax.

    No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.