Matthew ""Matt"" Thomas Burbage, of Toms River, N.J., died March 21, 2013, in Toms River. Matt was born to Christopher P. and Deborah L. (nee Tripoli) Burbage April 21, 1977, in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. Not only was he a gifted artist who enjoyed drawing and designs, he was a loving son, father, brother and uncle. He was employed as a roofer in the construction industry for more than 16 years.
Matthew is survived by his three children, Theresa Burbage of Palm Coast, Matthew Burbage of Inverness, and Julianna Russomanno of New Jersey; his mother, Deborah Tripoli of Inverness; a brother, Michael Burbage; a sister, Cynthia Moeller; as well as nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Christopher Burbage.
A celebration of life for Matthew will be 5 p.m. April 7, 2013, in Fellowship Hall at Inverness First United Methodist Church on Pleasant Grove Road. Interment will follow at a later date in the family cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a trust set up for Matthew's children – TD Bank, Attn. Account #4277439985, 2080 Highway 44 W, Inverness, FL 34453. Chas. E Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness is assisting the family.