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Matthew Paul Parisi

January 17, 1998 — July 19, 2022


Matthew Paul Parisi

Matthew Paul Parisi, 24, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. He was born on Saturday, January 17, 1998 in Akron, Ohio to Vincent Parisi  and Janine Nesselhauf and lived in the Akron all of his life. Matthew was a faithful member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Akron. He enjoyed life and many activities including: riding motorcycles, going to Pittsburgh to watch the Steelers, playing with his dogs, camping, singing in the car with his girlfriend, Brianna, and making plans for the future. He had great faith in Jesus Christ, our Lord

He is an Eagle Scout with Troop 361 in Tallmadge and a trustee of the Carovillese Club. Matthew was a student of the University of Akron, and a 2016 graduate of St. Vincent-St. Mary Catholic High School.

Matthew was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Dante E. Parisi, Donald Paul Nesselhauf; uncle, Eric Rohrbach; and dog, Zoe.  He is survived by his parents, Vincent Parisi and Janine (Tom) Nesselhauf: brother, Andrew R. Parisi; girlfriend, Brianna Buckingham; grandmothers, Maria Parisi, Carolyn Nesselhauf; aunts, Diana Parisi, Luana Jividen, Sandra Parisi, Judy (Joe) Hoffman, Ranae (Michael) Cleveland, Debra (David) Jay, Karen (Bill) Maclean, Donna (Dan) Benfer, Rebecca (Mike) Rohrbach, Pamela (Scott) Nesselhauf; service dog, Champ; dog, Bandit; cat, Ninja; and many other loving family and friends.

The family will greet friends at Hennessy Bagnoli Moore Funeral Home, 936 N. Main St., Akron, OH 44310 on Sunday, July 24, 2022 from 2 to 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 83 Mosser Pl, Akron, OH 44310. Matthew's final resting place will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Akron. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ohio State Dodd Hall Spinal Rehabilitation Center, c/o PO Box 183112, 660 Ackerman Rd., Columbus, OH 43218-3112.

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Past Services


Sunday, July 24, 2022

2:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Hennessy-Bagnoli-Moore Funeral Home (North Hill)

936 N Main St, Akron, OH 44310

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 25, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

St. Anthony Catholic Church

83 Mosser Place, Akron, OH 44310

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