Michael Howard Hassick
Michael Howard Hassick
  • May 17, 1948 - October 16, 2016
  • Oneonta, New York

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Michael Howard Hassick, 68, of Oneonta, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016, at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown.

He was born on May 17, 1948 in Hancock, the son of Arvilla (Hassick) Jordan and Robert W Jordan.

He married Rose Hassick on Aug 20, 1971, in Milford Center.

Michael graduated from Oneonta High School in 1966. He served with the United States Marine Corps from 1967-1970. He was on Hill 881S during the siege of Khe Sanh in 1968 where he earned 2 purple hearts. He was a life time member of the DVA, Military order of the purple heart. Also a member of the VFW and American Legion.

Michael was employed by Osterhoudt Commercial Refrigeration for 35 years.

He is survived by his sons, Robert (Janine) Hassick of Canajoharie and Brian (Kristina) Hassick of Milford; four grandchildren, Kyle, Marina, Logan and Josh; sister Christina (Daniel) Hromada, brother David (Gina) Hassick, and sister Robin (Peter) Conte; goddaughter Brittany Conte; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his loving wife of 44 years Rose Hassick; both his parents and his oldest sister Patricia Kelsey.

A funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11 am at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta. Friends are invited to greet the family on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 5 to 7 pm, also at the funeral home.

Burial with full military honors will take place in Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta.

In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to the American Diabetes Association or Oneonta American Legion.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website: www.grummonsfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home of Oneonta.