Suddenly as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Matthew Rae Ireland of Cambridge and formerly Strathroy in his 23rd year. Dear son of Jamie and Kelly Ireland of Strathroy and loving brother of Jesse, Ben and Lucas Ireland all at home. Survived by his grandparents Keith and Linda Ireland, Lynne and Dave Collings, and June Hamlin. Best friend of Brandie Roe. Survived by, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Matthew will sadly be missed by his many Strathroy and Cambridge friends. Matthew was a member of Ionic Lodge #328 Napier AF&AM. There will be a Masonic memorial service held at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 pm under the direction of Ionic Lodge. Visitation for family and friends will be held at DENNING BROS. FUNERAL HOME LTD. Strathroy on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm . where funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 11:00 am with Rev. Gordon Simmons officiating. Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery. Donations to Children’s Health Foundation would be appreciated by the family.