Matthew Nelson Anzivino

Matthew Nelson Anzivino, 37 of Bristow, VA, fondly known as “AZ” to his friends and family, passed away on Jan. 22, 2019 at Novant Health UVA Prince William Medical Center after a short illness.

He was born on July 24, 1981 in Chesterfield County, VA.  Growing up in Warrenton, he was a 1999 graduate of Fauquier High School and a 2003 graduate of Chowan University in Murfreesboro, NC where he received his bachelor’s degree.   He played baseball at both Fauquier and Chowan. Matt was a teacher and Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Varina High School in Richmond before becoming a teacher at Southeastern Alternative School in Fauquier County where he positively impacted numerous students for nearly six years.  While in Fauquier, he was serving as both JV and Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach at Fauquier High School, coaching on the field he played on in high school and which he dearly loved. 

He is survived by his parents, John and Kristi Anzivino of Urbanna, VA; his sister and her husband, Heather and B. J. Belcher, Glen Allen, VA; his beloved nephew and niece, Greyson and Ava Jane Belcher; his maternal grandmother, Vivien Nelson Murdock, Mesa, AZ; his close friend, Lee Runion, aunts, uncles and cousins, his “wingman” his dog, Fenway and the “Blackwell Boys”.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Adelma Anzivino and Nyal E. Nelson.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Moser Funeral Home, 233 Broadview Ave., Warrenton, VA.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the baseball programs at Fauquier High School to continue his passion of supporting the players and sport that he loved. Gifts can be made to Matthew Anzivino FHS Baseball Fund, c/o The Fauquier Bank, 10 Courthouse Square, Warrenton, VA 20186.

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