Passed away peacefully in Greymouth, surrounded by his loving family on July 16, 2022, in his 90th year.
Dearly loved husband of the late Colleen,
cherished Dad and father-in-law of Michele & Don Young, Karen & Kevin Crook, Tony & Ruth, Mary-Jane & Bruce Stewart, and Peter & Melissa,
precious Grandad of Libby & Leah, Gemma, Rose, Finn & Tia, Enya, Jack & Laura, Ryley & Olive, Claudia, Max, Ben, Zak, and Jordan,
loved Great Grandad of Ali, Ollie, Ava, Luna, Bianca, and Annabelle,
loved brother and brother-in-law of Alice-Anne & Reuben O’Neil, Jane & John Gooch, and the late Margaret & Gilbert Brown,
loved brother-in-law of Maurice (deceased) & Eileen Roberts, Ronnie (deceased) & Carol Roberts, Mary Roberts,
Anne Campbell & Barry Phillips, and the late Alison Roberts,
a loved uncle, cousin and a friend of many.
The family would like to acknowledge the
District Nurses, Palliative Care Team and the staff of Greymouth Hospital
for their genuine, loving care and support of Mike.
Messages to 111 Alexander St, Greymouth 7805.
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated in
St Patrick’s Catholic Church, High Street on Tuesday at 1pm,
followed by cremation here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.
What a splendid man, Catholic and Coaster Michael has been to so many of us.
Rest in the Lord you honoured all your life. Mass will be offered here at Nazareth for Michael on Tuesday.
Fr Paul Shannahan sm
I have just seen where Micheal died. He was a cousin of my late mother, Mary Josephine Knight (nee Stratford) of Gremouth. A lovely man, Micheal would always stop for a natter on the streets of Greymouth town.