Batavia - Matthew Lieberman, 23, of Batavia died Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, in Buffalo following a courageous battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Fighting his cancer for the entirety of his senior year, Matthew graduated on time with a Pre-Medical Bachelor’s of Science focusing on Sports Medicine from Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA. Despite his battle, Matthew remained a committed leader on campus as president of the Sports Medicine Student Association.
Surviving along with his mother are his siblings, Joshua Lieberman of New York City and Alicia Lieberman of Batavia; his fiancée, Jenelle Remington of Penfield; several aunts and uncles including, Teri and David Tanenhaus of Binghamton, NY and Marcia Lieberman of Lexington, MA and several cousins and friends.
Friends may call on Friday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery, Harvester Avenue, Batavia. Memorials may be made to the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 267, Batavia, NY 14021 or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA. 01202. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.