15 West Ave. Spencerport, New York | 21 Main St. Churchville, New York
Obituary of Matthew E. Pagani
Suddenly on March 1st, Matthew was taken to be with our Lord. Matthew Edward Pagani was born on March 9, 1984. He is predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Pete and Anne Pagani, and his maternal grandparents, Claude and Esther Harris. Matthew is survived by his wife, Colleen VanEvera; parents, Ed and Claudia Pagani; brother, Brett (Jenn) Pagani; niece and nephew, Isabella and Lincoln Pagani; mother-in-law, Beverly VanEvera; father-in-law, Scott VanEvera; sister-in-law, Michele (Scott) Schuster; nieces and nephew, McKenzie, Aaron and Claire Schuster. He is also survived by his great-aunt Emma and his many loving uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Matthew graduated from Nazareth College where he managed the men's soccer team for several seasons. He loved his dogs Muffin and Stewie, sports, playing games, and music. He was an avid sports fan preferring to follow the Bills and Sabres. He was a determined backyard tomato gardener who loved the outdoors. Matt had a great laugh. He was funny, generous, strong, brave, loving, caring, and had an adventurous spirit. Matt was a very special soul who faced many challenges. He embraced those challenges and used them as fuel to overcome roadblocks throughout his life. He made our world a brighter place and was an inspiration to all. He leaves a huge hole in the hearts of his family and friends. He truly is a gift from God.
Visitation for Matthew will be on Tuesday, March 7 from 4-7 pm at the funeral home, 15 West Ave., Spencerport. His funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, March 8 at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, 55 Martha St., Spencerport. Interment in St. Johns Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Matthew's memory to the Golisano Children's Hospital, at Child Life 619-11, Golisano Children's Hospital, 4 Marway Circle Rochester, NY 14642, or to the Aurora House, 2495 South Union St. Spencerport NY 14559.
15 West Ave.
Spencerport, New York 14559
21 Main St.
Churchville, New York 14428