Mathew L. Leech, 64, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Fairfield, Calif.
Mathew was born Sept. 26, 1949, in Braddock, Pa., to Enoch and Frances Leech. Almost 20 years ago, he married LaQuette Marie Gallien.
Mathew grew up in Braddock, Pa., and moved to Solano County in the 1970s. He enjoyed riding his bike, playing dominoes, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends. He fostered a love of the environment and community by collecting recyclables at local schools and parks.
He survived by his wife, LaQuette Leech of Fairfield; children, Tanisha Cyprian of Dixon, Lucien Leech, Jamika Harrison and Ladeja Leech, all of Fairfield; son in-laws, Brandon Cyprian of Dixon and Robert Harrison (former) of Fairfield; grandchildren, Robert, Rahjan and Jayla Harrison and Rasheen Frazier, all of Fairfield; siblings, Enoch Jr. (Susan), Ernie and Robert Leech of Pennsylvania; mother in-law, Odelia Gallien; four sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many beloved friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Enoch and Francis Leech; brother, James Edward Leech, Sr.; and father in-law, John Gallien.
Arrangements under the care of Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, www.bryanbraker.com.