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Michael Thomas McKendry

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“Dorthy, we were shocked to hear today of Mike's passing from this earthly life. He will be remembered for his sweet spirit and big smile. We were...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Ken and Carolyn Richardson - VA

“Had been looking for this and never saw it. Dorothy, you have to know Gregg & I would have been there. We are both so sorry for your loss. Mikey ...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of my first cousins passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Being the second youngest among the first cousins,...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: John Sloan - Dallas, TX

“Dear Dorothy & Family,Our hearts are heavy as we think of you today at Mike's service. He will be so missed by everyone who knew him. A special...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Rod & Susan Hilton - South Lyon, MI

“Dear Dotty and Family,Our deepest sympathy in the tragic death of your dear Mike. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time!Lois and...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family, Dorothy. Mike will be missed by all. Carol & Bob Guthrie ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

7 of 22 | Posted by: Marlene Virgin - Sterling Heights, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you celebrate Mikes life. What a great guy and am so blessed to have known him. He definitely will be...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Marlene Virgin - Sterling Heights

“Mike...my First Cuz....so sorry to learn of your passing. We hadn't seen each other in too many years, but know that I will always cherish our...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Terry Laurencelle - MI

“Dorothy and Family... to know Mike, was to love Mike! His bright smile and welcoming spirit, always made you feel special. I am so very sorry for...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Paula Switzer - Sarasota, FL

“Dorothy and Family, For all that knew Mike was he made you smile! Will never forget His smile, his laugh and his big hugs. Dorothy all my Love to...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Kim and Jack - Sarasota

“Dorothy, Kelley, Shaun, Nick and Bobby. I am so sorry I cannot make it to Florida to celebrate Uncle Mike's wonderful life. Sending big bear hugs,...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy McKendry - Royal Oak, MI

“I am sooo sorry to hear this Dorothy! Im having a hard time believing this. I enjoyed every time we were together. Good man. My prayers go out to you...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Barry Larsen - Rochester Hills, MI

“Our deepest thoughts and sympathy, we all lost a special person in our lives. Joy, Roby and Marc ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Marc Swartz - Sarasota, FL

“So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our prayers . ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Carole and Gary Booher - FL

“Prayers for Kelley and family ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: beverly baker - Lexington, KY

“Prayers and thoughts from the McConnell' s Trace crew. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: beverly baker - Lexington, KY

“Sending our caring thoughts and prayers to you Dorothy and the entire family. Your beloved Mike is and always will be surrounded by love.Love,...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Praying for God to give you comfort, peace, strength and courage. Love, Mary and John Kylin ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Kylin - Campobello, SC

“The days ahead will give us all a chance to celebrate the life of a special man! He's gone too soon. Sympathy, prayers & peace are wished for you,...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Bastian - Osprey, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love Al, Pat and MacKenzie Fish. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Al Fish - Sarasota, FL

“Thinking of you all at this time..you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love Bill and Amy Wiley ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Amy Wiley - Noblesville, IN

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Michael was born on March 7, 1947 and passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Michael was a resident of Sarasota, Florida at the time of passing.

He was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, but instead chose to join the U.S Marine Corps, serving active duty then Reserves until he was Honorably Discharged in 1976.

He will be missed by many for his "twinkling eyes, smile, and big bear hugs." Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 15 th at Toale Brothers Funeral Homes Colonial Chapel from 2-4 pm and 5-8 pm.

Donations can be made in lieu of flowers to a fund for his treasured grandchildren or to the Southeastern Guide Dogs, 4210 77th St. East, Palmetto, FL 34221.