Matthew S.'s Story
Matthew S. Sabatino, 28, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
He was born March 13, 1989, in Haverhill, the son of Joel B. and Wendi J. (Jaffarian) Sabatino.
Matthew attended Haverhill schools and was employed as a receiving manager with Doyle Lumber in Andover.
He loved music and was an accomplished drummer with a passion for life. Matthew lived life to the fullest. He was a daring cliff diver and natural adventurer. Matt had an incredible sense of humor and especially loved making other people smile and laugh. He enjoyed his time with family and friends, and entertained them with his knowledge of movies, music, and an incredible ability to make others laugh. Matt was a beautiful soul with a big heart and his greatest joys were his two adoring children and his loving fianceé, Courtney.
He is survived by the love of his life and fianceé, Courtney L. Trussell of Lawrence; two beautiful children, Logan M. and Falyn M. Sabatino; his parents, Joel and Wendi Sabatino of Haverhill; sister, Stephanie Richards and husband, “Chip” of Groveland; and brother, Joel B. Sabatino, Jr. and wife, Amy of Methuen. He also leaves behind his maternal grandparents, Ronald and Nancy Jaffarian of Haverhill; niece, Isabella Rose Sabatino; nephew, Walter “Finn” Richards; several uncles, aunts, cousins, and countless friends. Matthew was predeceased by his niece, Hadley Lyn Richards. He was loved and adored by his family and friends and will forever be missed by those who were blessed to know him.
A celebration of Matthew’s life will be held Friday, June 16, at 11 a.m. from the Lifeline Baptist Church, 14 Brandy Brow Rd., Haverhill, MA 01830. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to benefit his children at TD Bank, 280 Main St., Groveland, MA 01834. Arrangements are in the care of the Grondin-Carnevale Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.GrondinCarnevale.com.
Published on  June 13, 2017