Lieu de naissance : Glace Bay, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada
Lieu de décès : Glace Bay, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada
Date de décès : 17 juin 2012
It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, of Michael Joseph Steele, announce his passing on Sunday, June 17, at home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Michael and Christine (Brown) Steele.
Michael was a very hard worker. He was at one time a police officer for the town of Dominion and his last job was as a labourer. He was a proud member of the Knights of Columbus and a very avid fan of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. He loved spending time with his family and friends at the bungalow. Michael was famous for telling stories about his life. He also had a passion for all animals, especially his dog Jake and cat Babe.
Michael will be greatly missed by his best friend of 39 years, Bev; special grandson, TJ, who resided with him; four children, Donna (Brent) Cameron, Fraser (Michele) Steele, Norma (Jimmy) MacDonald, Robbie (Patricia) Steele; the pride and joy of his life, his 11 grandchildren, Jason, Marcie (Rick), Sherri (Chris), Tara (AJ), Jamie (Alyssa), Shauna (Matt), Amy (James), Glen, TJ, Kayla and Robert; five great-grandchildren, Michael, Kyle, Kendra, Alyssa and Brody; sisters, Kay Ford, Billy (Erville) Stubbard, Norma; brother, David; brother-in-law, Tommy Trainor; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Veronica ‘Sis’, Anne, Gertie; brother, Dougie and the mother of his children, Sharon Steele.
There will be no visitation by Michael’s request. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 20, at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Reserve Mines with the Rev. Norman MacPhee officiating. Burial to follow, in the parish cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Glace Bay Town Daycare Playground Fund.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Curry’s Funeral Home, Glace Bay.
Condolences may be sent to www.jmcurryfuneralhome.com.
“Poppy, you always told us to be strong as the day came when we have to be. We stare at your picture to make us get through this day. Now let the angels take you home and give you your wings and off you fly. RIP, our hero”