Matthew Paul Higgins



Bar Harbor

1/20/1983 – 12/11/2021

Matthew Higgins, formerly of Bar Harbor, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, at the age of 38 with his parents by his side. Matt was a beautiful bright light in this world. He had a huge heart. He was compassionate, thoughtful and had a great sense of humor. Matt loved his friends and family and his dog Lucky. He also loved traveling and music; his favorite song was “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Matt enjoyed his special time living in Port St. Lucie, Fla., with his favorite Uncle Matt and his Memere.

Matt is survived by his parents, Anna and Paul Higgins, partner Ricardo Hueso, brother Aaron Higgins and Jessica, niece Sophie and nephew Oliver; Peter and Althea Higgins and family, his Memere Gloria Ouellette; Daniel and Donna Ouellette and family, David and Paula Ouellette and family, Matthew Ouellette and family, Leanne Garland and family, Tim and Tiffany Spaulding, and his special family at Costco of Florence, Ky., where he worked.

Matt’s family would like to thank St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, Ky., for taking such loving care of their son.

Matthew was preceded in death by his Pepere Franklin Cyr Ouellette, Linda and Timothy Spaulding, Barbara McDowall and John Garland. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him. A celebration of life in Maine will be announced this spring/summer.

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