A 27-year-old Long Grove native found dead in his apartment on the University of Dayton, Ohio campus over the weekend will be buried this week in his hometown.
Matthew Thomas Corning died Saturday, October 18.
He was a law student at the University. According to ABC 22 Dayton, no foul play is suspected. The area where Corning’s body was found is quiet so students were shocked to hear the news of his death.
Davenport Family Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 23 at Long Grove Community Church, 1110 Robert Parker Coffin Road, Long Grove.
Burial in Evergreen Cemetery will be private.
The Corning Family will receive guests at their home from 2 to 9 p.m., Wednesday.
Corning was born December 19, 1985 in Chicago, He is the beloved son of Kim (nee Bujnowski) and Tom Corning, cherished and adored brother of Julia (Jeremiah) Miller, and Colleen Corning, and most loved grandson of Patricia Corning.
He was a graduate of Mundelein High School and the University of Chicago, and was a third year law student at the University of Dayton School of Law, where he loved the study of law.
Matt was a passionate basketball and baseball player, he was an avid Cubs fan who adored his family and friends and was a believer in Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Matt's honor to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes atwww.fca.org/donate.