Michael Demick
Michael Demick
  • August 25, 1951 - January 6, 2018
  • Broadway, Virginia

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Michael Demick, 66, a resident of Broadway, died January 6, 2018 at Sentara RMH. He had not enjoyed good health for the past several months.

A son of the late Norman and Phyllis Schlager Demick, he was born on August 25, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY. Michael graduated from Milford Mill High School in Baltimore, MD and the University of Maryland in Baltimore County, MD.

Michael moved to Broadway seven years ago from Wheaton, MD. He had taught drama in Arlington County Public Schools for more than 15 years.

Michael served as the Treasurer of the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project. In 2016, The Shenandoah Valley Hit awarded Michael its Distinguished Community Service Spirit Award.

He married Mary Davis Demick, who preceded him in death. Surviving is a sister, Julie Demick and her companion, Howard Edelstein of Baltimore, MD; his beloved companion Robin Lyttle of Broadway; aunt Ruth Sann; uncle Marc Sann; cousins, David Sann and wife Shannon, Eric Sann and Noah Sann.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg with Rev. Harold Brown, Sr. officiating. His body will be cremated.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project, 281 N. Mason St., #1538, Harrisonburg, VA 22802.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com