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Matthew Hatzakis Schoenberg

August 24, 1987 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 36) 36 Years Old

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Matthew Hatzakis Schoenberg, 36, of Chattanooga TN., and formerly of East Longmeadow, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2024. Matthew was born in Springfield, MA., on August 24, 1987, the son of Michael Howard Schoenberg and Ellen Hatzakis both of East Longmeadow.

Matthew attended East Longmeadow High School, class of 2005, where he met many lifelong friends. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 2009, where he became a founding member of the philanthropic fraternity Pi Kappa Phi, UMass chapter. He later graduated from the University of Virginia with a Master of Science in Accounting and his CPA licensure in 2011.

From an early age, Matt exhibited a love of music, film, popular culture, the outdoors, and the company of his friends. His interests included being an avid home chef, making movies, polaroid photography, playing trombone, and hiking. In his free time he enjoyed spiritual readings, service to others through various fellowships, and the comfort of his pets Lovely, Lucy, and Marzipan.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his brother Jacob Schoenberg and his wife Christine of Cranston, R.I., his aunts Carol Marnelakis of Chicopee, Kathy Kambourakis and her husband Kostas of Crete, Greece, Mimi Surloff and her partner Allan Tolchinsky of Akron, OH., Lisa Schoenberg of Akron, OH., and his uncle Michael Prizer and his wife Beth of Fountain Valley, CA., as well as many beloved cousins. He is also survived by Cynthia Saunders Schoenberg for whom he was the love of her life, and her father David Saunders of Chattanooga, TN.

Family and friends will gather and remember Matthew on Saturday, February 17, 2024 with calling hours from 11 AM - 1 PM at the Byron Keenan Funeral Home, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, followed by a Celebration of Life service at 1 PM. Memorial contributions may be made in Matthew’s memory to www.learn2cope.org/donate For additional information please visit www.byronkeenan.com


Services

Calling Hours
Saturday
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Byron Keenan Funeral Home
1858 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Byron Keenan Funeral Home
1858 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118

Donations

learn to cope
4 court st suite 110, taunton MA 02780
Web: https://learn2cope.org/donate/

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