Matthew Jay Bolte, age 24, of North East, MD, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015. Born in Newark, DE, on January 6, 1991, he was the son of Dana Sample Bolte, North East, MD, and the late Monte J. Bolte.
A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Bolte was an apprentice with S.J. Desmond Electrical, Wilmington, DE. He loved spending time with his family and friends, and enjoyed skateboarding, all water sports, and baseball. He lived life to the fullest and will always be remembered for his smile.
In addition to his mother and her companion, Jack McIlhatton, survivors include his sister, Ashlyn Bolte and fiancé, Miguel Contreras, Jr., Rising Sun, MD; maternal grandfather, James Sample, Jr. and wife, Marjorie; paternal grandparents, Ralph Bolte, Sr., and Joyce Fair and husband, Andrew; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, as well as additional extended family members.
In addition to his father, Mr. Bolte was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Phyllis Sample.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, MD 21921, where visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Interment with military honors will be in Elkton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Matthew J. Bolte Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home at the above address.