Matthew Warren LaConti
Matthew Warren LaConti, 25, of Thailand died Dec. 5, 2010. He was formerly of South Orange.
Mr. LaConti was teaching math and science to elementary school children in rural Roi-Et, Thailand, at the time of his death.
Predeceased by his father, John, he is survived by his mother, Meryl, and her husband, Sam Faivus; and his sister, Jessica Thomases. He was the uncle of Emma Jae and Jax Dylan Thomases.
Services were held Dec. 8 at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, South Orange, with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation for Bluegrass Music, Nashville, Tenn.; or the John LaConti Fund at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston.