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After a courageous battle with cancer, Michael Anthony Kilfoyle peacefully passed away on June 21, 2014, in Gilbert, Arizona. He leaves behind a legacy of smiles and kindness to everyone as he had "the biggest heart" and a great sense of humor. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was a beloved entertainer. Michael never met a stranger and was a friend to all. He was also a car guy. He owned a Corvette and was a member of the Corvette Club while living in Colorado Springs. Michael restored and raced cars in Colorado, a car show or race was his favorite outing. Michael was born in Akron, Ohio, on September 11, 1953. He graduated from Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Ohio, in 1971, and then proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard for four years, leaving as an EM3. Michael moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 1976. He worked for the United States Postal Service retiring in December 2010, after 36 years of service. Michael and his wife, Donna, moved to Gilbert, Arizona, in December 2012. Michael is survived by his wife, Donna; daughter and step children, Heather Davis of Colorado Springs, Susan Pfau of Aurora, Colorado, Steven Pfau of Omaha, Nebraska, Stephen (Emily) Pullen of Tucson, Arizona, and Timethea Pullen of Lexington, Kentucky; grandchildren, Dakota Hodgin, Ryder Davis, Kyra and Jaden Gale, Ayden Pfau, and Layne and Sophia Pullen. Michael also leaves his mother, Bonnie Kilfoyle (Steve Werderitsch), Ohio; his father, James (Irene) Kilfoyle of Arizona; Biological father, Clarence "Buddy" Mason, Ohio; sister, Amy (Jim) Penn and nephew, Owen Penn, Atlanta, Georgia; brother, Jim Kilfoyle, Cleveland, Ohio, and numerous sisters and brothers-in-law and nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Canon City. Donations in Michael's honor can be made to Orchard of Hope Foundation at 111 Orchard Avenue, Canon City, Colorado, 81212. Inurnment with military honors will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral homes.com
Published in The Canon City Daily Record on June 27, 2014
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