WILTON, Conn. – Matthew J. Corvese of Wilton died Jan. 12 at Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven. He was 21.
Born Nov. 8, 1991, in New York City, he was the son of Brian J. Corvese of Wilton and Barbara Toth and stepson of David F. Favreau, of Sutton, Mass. He graduated from Weston Middle School and Wilton High School.
Corvese was attending college in Columbus, Ohio. He maintained friendships throughout New England as well as in Ohio. He was passionate about music, attending live concerts of his favorite bands throughout the region whenever possible.
Matt’s infectious smile and personality were a comfort to everyone he encountered. His physical presence will be truly missed, but his memory will live on.
In addition to his parents and his stepfather, he is survived by a brother, Christopher Corvese, of Wilton; a sister, Laura Corvese, of the Netherlands; and his grandmothers, Beatrice Corvese and Mary Loud Toth, of Wakefield, R.I. He was predeceased by his grandfathers, Ernest Corvese and Bernard J. Toth.
He is also survived by his uncles and aunts, David Corvese, Robert Toth, Katherine Favreau, Steven Corvese, Mary Frances Gould, Patricia Poirier, of South Kingstown, R.I., and Russel Corvese, of Dublin, Ohio; and 24 cousins.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Avery-Storti Funeral Home in Wakefield. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Narragansett, R.I. Burial will follow at St. Ann Cemetery in Cranston, R.I.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Matthew J. Corvese Foundation, P.O. Box 49, Westport, CT 06681, for vocational or educational instruction, or to a favorite charity.
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