Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Matthew J. Melchionda

Watchung Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, March 8, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Matthew J. Melchionda

Matt,

You will be missed. You were truly one of those unique individuals who touched people in so many different ways. Michele and I are so glad that we got the opportunity to hang out with Lynn and you one last time the weekend before you died. We have been mourning your death this past week, however, we will make sure that we will forever celebrate your life. Although we know you will be looking out for Lynn, rest assure that we will be there for her during this trying time. Even though you have left us for now, we will always remember you every day when we say our sons name. God bless you Matt and Rest in Peace!!! A son, a brother, a husband, a friend, and especially a HERO!!

Love always,

Michele, Steve and Matthew Murray

Michele, Steve and Matthew Murray

March 16, 2006



Matt, I asked Bert to show you around up there in heaven so that Lynn knows that you are not alone and not afraid. Please know that I will do my best to take care of your wife in any way that I can. She is an amazing person. Thanks to you and Bert for bringing us together. You truly are a hero Matt and you will never be forgotten.

Denise Zimmerman
Surviving Spouse of NJ State Trooper Bert Zimmerman 2-5-04

March 16, 2006

Officer Melchionda,
I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Watchung. And to your family, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

March 16, 2006

God Bless you brother. You will be missed to no end. The fishing trips will never be the same without "Ace" on-board.

Ron Haines

March 16, 2006

On behalf of the Plainsboro Township Police Department we express our deepest sympathy & condolences to the friends, family and fellow officers of Ofc. Melchionda. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. God Bless.

Ptl. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Twp. Police Dept.

March 16, 2006

Matt -
May the Lord bless you and keep you. You will be missed.

Melchionda family -
My deepest sympathies.

Lauren

March 16, 2006

To the wife and family of PO Melchionda, May your sorrows of today be replaced by only by the fondest of memories of your husband (son, brother and friend). I can only imagine, as the wife of a police officer for 25 years, what you are going through, I will keep you all in my prayers. May he live forever in your hearts. Sincerely, Beth

Beth Brady

March 16, 2006

On behalf of myself and the Readington Township PBA Local #317, our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and fellow officers of Matthew Melchionda. There is no more honorable profession than that of a police officer and no act more noble in our profession than rushing to the aid of a fellow officer.
Rest in peace, Brother

Sgt. Scott Crater
Readington Township Police

March 16, 2006

REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER....

March 15, 2006

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service. God bless.

Shannon
Collins Fire Dept.

March 15, 2006

Rest easy brother. My deepest condolenses to the family of Officer Melchionda and all of the officers who had a chance to work with Officer Melchionda.

Officer J.D. Andresen
Atlanta PD

March 15, 2006

Matt,
You and Lynn are as good as it gets. If Lynn needs us we will be there. Even though we only knew you for a short time it felt like we had been friends for years. From anyone who had the honer of calling you friend, you will be missed.

Harry and Andrea

March 15, 2006

Rest In Peace Officer Melchionda. Your Dedication To Service Will Not Be Forgotten.

Ofc. M.P. Connor
U.S. Park Police - Washington DC

March 15, 2006

GOD has given us another Angel. Watch over us Matthew. Thank You for your Dedication to Duty. GOD Bless your Family

SGT. "MO" Endres
Orange County Sheriff

March 15, 2006

You will never be forgotten by your brothers in BLUE!! R I P your watch is over we will take it from here. Your brothers in Michigan!!!

Ofc. J. Dixon
Brownstown Police Dept., MI

March 15, 2006

Matty -

We are so happy that you came into our lives. It seemed that we had known you forever from the first day we met. You were the best husband Lynn could ask for, the best brother Dave could ever have, one of the greatest sons a parent has ever known, the best colleague for the WPD and the best friend that Faith and I could know. We will miss you every day. You will always be in our thoughts, our prayers and most importantly in our hearts. We will do anything we can to help Lynn, Dave and the rest of your family, although we know in our hearts that you are watching over them. Rest easy Matty. We love you.

Kevin and Faith

March 15, 2006

Rest in peace. We will miss you. God bless.

March 15, 2006

The Somserset Co. Sheriff's Superior Officers FOP Lodge 89 would like to express that our thoughts and prayers go out to the Melchionda family and our brother and sister officers of the Watchung Police Department.

Sgt. Tim Pino
Somerset Co. Sheriff's Office

March 15, 2006

Rest in Peace Matt, God bless you and your family, you won't be forgotten brother.

TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

March 14, 2006

Matt,

You've made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. May you and God watch over your wife and family. Rest in peace and Godspeed.

NJ State Trooper
NJ State Police - Somerville Station

March 14, 2006

Matt for those of us that were blessed to know you, we grieve your loss. You are and will always remain an example of the ultimate Person, Friend, and Police Officer. Your never ending spirit and smile will live with all of us forever. I pray for your family, wife, and Police Department to find the strength in this difficult time. Your tour is over.....Rest Well my friend.

Ofc. Damian E. Bauman
Bridgewater Twp PD / Traffic Safety Unit

March 14, 2006

On behalf of the Warren Twp. PBA Local #235, we would like to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Family, Friends and Fellow Officers, who had the honor of knowing and working with OFC. MATT MELCHIONDA. We share in your loss. May the Lord watch over you all and keep you safe.
Rest in Peace, "dude"..

OFC. Paul Dziedzic
Warren Twp. PBA Local #235

March 14, 2006

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We thank you and honor you for you have given the ultimate sacrifice. Gods Speed!

Ptl. Jankowsky
Edison Police

March 14, 2006

You are patroling God's streets now. Rest in Peace. Baruch Deien Emet.

Former P/O A. Maas
W Orange NJ PD

March 14, 2006

Mrs. Melchionda and family,

Please find comfort knowing that, although we never met Matt, he will never be forgotten and will forever be in our family's thoughts and prayers.

Matt, rest in peace and watch over your brothers, keeping them safe throughout their honorable service.

McNeil Family
Greenbrook, NJ

March 14, 2006

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