BRUNSWICK — Matthew, age 13, died Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Maine Medical Center following a brief illness and a life of strength and perseverance.

He lived an extraordinary life with his parents Jonathan and Nancy Lizotte, his brother Andrew, and a caring extended family. He attended school in Brunswick, forming many friendships along the way including an extra special connection with his teacher, Jonathan Fisk. Matthew touched everyone that he met, and, on many occasions, taught people how to achieve incredible things with a fighting spirit and desire to succeed. He had a great love for family and friends, fishing, and football.

The family will celebrate his life with a gathering at the their home,169 Hacker Rd. Brunswick, on Saturday, April 2, from 12:00-3:00. A private interment will be held later. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to one of Matthew’s favorite places, Camp Communicate at Pine Tree Society, 149 Front St., Bath, Me 04530.

For those unable to attended condolences to the family may be expressed at www.brackettfuneralhome.com.