Watervliet- Matthew W. Bellow, 44, of Watervliet, passed away suddenly at his residence on Sunday, February 2, 2020.
Born in Troy, NY, he was the beloved son of Thomas Bellow, Ann O’Brien and the late Al O’Brien. Matthew was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School. He was a man of many trades. Matthew was especially known for a Baker at Schuyler Bakery in Watervliet for 25 years, a mechanic, and contractor, at the very least. Matthew loved the outdoors, working on his Harley, fishing, camping with friends and family, kayaking and long rides on his Harley with his wife. He was a hard working family man known to bring light and laughter to anyone he knew.
Matthew is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Reneh M. Bellow. Matthew was a loving father of 3 daughters, Marley Bellow (Lucien Loeper), Lacie Plunkett (James). Kayla Di Novo (Taylor Alger). He was also an adored "POP" to his grandchildren Jayson Plunkett, Ayden and Jaxon Alger, Lucien Jr and Lyla Loeper. Brother of Thomas Bellow and Elizabeth Bukowski (Shawn). A fun-loving uncle of Tommy and Nathan Bellow and Easton Bukowski. Matthew is also survived by his grandmother Mary L. Charette, several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and his life long best friend Jason Coon (Kelly), along with his beloved pit bulls Red and Blue Bellow. Matthew was predeceased by his grandparents Tom and Doris Bellow, grandfather Wilfred Charette, and Mother and Father in-law, Lynn and Edward Craven.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Matthew on Saturday, February, 15, 2020 at the VFW (783 Broadway) in Watervliet. Relatives and friends are invited from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.
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