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“BOB, NANCY AND TERI,SUE AND I ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MATTS PASSING. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY. WE REMEMBER HIM AS A FINE YOUNG...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: JERRY SKOLNICK - ELLINGTON, CT

“Nancy, Bob and Teri,Matt was a beautiful person and I'm sorry I missed the chance to say goodbye to him and hug all of you. It is impossible to put...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: Melanie Skolnick - Vernon, CT

“Dear Lanza Family,The Fruens will always remember our Quarry Brook Drive neighbor Matt as the boy with the twinkle in his eyes and the smile on his...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: Ross Fruen - Scottsdale, AZ

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
4 of 35 | Posted by: JF

“Bob,Nancy,my sincere condolences of the passing of your son Matthew.I was sad to hear the news from Diane. Again, my prayers are with you and your...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Joseph Cammaranon - North Port, FL

“My sincere condolences to all of Matt's family. This was much too soon...I've known Matt on and off again for over 20 years or so. Worked with him at...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob, Nancy and Teri, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our hearts reach out to you and our prayers will be with you. Sincerely, Rick and Elaine...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob, Nancy and family~I don't know how to express what I am feeling after hearing this terrible news. Matt was much too young to lose. I am so glad...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Cousin Barbara (Lanza) Collins

“Nancy, Bob and Teri,Words cannot express the deep sorrow that I feel for you at this time. Please accept my sincere condolences. Maureen Mahon ”
9 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“This is Matt Goodrow and on behalf of the Goodrow family we just want to say Matt we love you God bless your family sad to see you go brother ”
10 of 35 | Posted by: Matt Goodrow - Venice Florida

“I met Matt through business and he became a very special person over the course of just a few short years. I'll miss his infectious smile, obscure...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Valerie

“Nancy, So sorry for your loss of Matt. What a terrible tragedy. Please know that Lisa and I continue to keep you and your family in our thoughts and...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Chris and Lisa Perry - Avon, CT

“Nancy i never met your son but Am very good friends with Michelle Broder as well as MANY of my friends i rode with and know from Red Dog. I am very...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Tricia Waldie - Cromwell, CT

“Dear Nancy and family - my heart aches for all of you during this difficult time. God bless you all and may the thoughts and prayers of friends and...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Fran Guerrette - Prospect, CT

“Matthew, I remember like it was yesterday how your favorite movie at the age of 4 was The Never Ending story. You watched that over and over when we...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Elizabeth Mekarnom - Berlin, CT

“I can't begin to tell you how sorry I am. Matt was one of the most charming and loving people I've ever known. He was such a talented and passionate...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Stacy Gallicchio Murphy - Raleigh, NC


17 of 35 | Posted by: Laura Woollett - South Windsor, CT

“Your beautiful smile, charm, compassion, heart, love and life will still live on in all of our memories. You will always be a part of me and I am...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Natalie Ficaro - South Windsor, CT

“Nancy & Bob We are so sorry for your loss such a young life, you are in our thoughts. ”
19 of 35 | Posted by: joy&tom doyle - newport, ME

“I will forever remember a young handsome boy who I wanted to take to Hollywood, so we could both get rich! Your personality and charm belonged on the...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Janet Jarm Corey - New Hartford, CT

“My dear nephew, not only a cousin, but brother, confidant, protector of my children, Stephanie and Victor Jarm. You were the crackup and life of the...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: Linda Lamb - Manchester, CT

“Nancy, my sincere condolences to you and your family for the loss of Matt. May you find comfort in your loving memories of him and the support of...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Sheri Derocle - Bradenton, FL

“Nancy so very sorry for loss. Matt will be be missed by all May God Bless and hold Matt close to his heart love Richard and Donna ”
23 of 35 | Posted by: Richard & Donna - Newington

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this trying time. God rest his sole. ”
24 of 35 | Posted by: Jackie Rossitto - Rocky HIll, CT

“Bobby,Nancy.Teri and familyI am so sorry for your loss. ”
25 of 35 | Posted by: Josephine Scott - Wethersfield, CT

“Bobby,Nancy,Teri and familyWords are not enough to express our feelings for your loss. May God help you get through this difficult time in your lives. ”
26 of 35 | Posted by: Patricia & Walter Sachonchik - CT

“To Matt's family: Bob, it has been so many years since I've seen you but my prayers and sympathy are with you at this awful time. So mny memories of...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Kathleen Sousa - Newington, CT

“My sincere condolences to you all for your loss. Nancy no words can express what is actually felt again I am so sorry! ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Mary Richardson - Middletown, CT

“Rest peacefully Matt. Hugs to your mama! Only the good die young!!! ”
29 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Lanza FamilyMy Deepest Sympathy for your loss ”
30 of 35 | Posted by: Marie McNeill and family - CT

“Rest in peace my friend you were one of the first friends I made in middle school when I moved to ct you were always so sweet and happy I will always...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Allison Laumanis - Rutland, VT

“My deepest sympathies ”
32 of 35 | Posted by: Jaime Procaccini - south windsor, CT

“Sean, Jeff and I are all going to miss Matt and his big smile. Sean went to school with Matt and they all were good friends since first grade. I...Read More »
33 of 35 | Posted by: Valerie Roberts - South Windsor, CT

“With a heavy heart, I am writing this to honor Matt. He grew up in our neighborhood, played with my daughters, ate lunch at our house many times. ...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Dotti Hajek - South Windsor, CT


35 of 35 | Posted by: M. Wooten


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Matthew passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

Matthew was a resident of Cromwell, Connecticut at the time of his passing.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday September 17th at 2:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home 506 Main Street Cromwell. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call on Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations in Matt's memory may be made to Connecticut Motorcycle Riders Association P. O. Box 56 New Britain CT 06050.

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