Michael Randall Bergamo (affectionately known by his loved ones as Randy), 48, passed away unexpectedly on March 21, 2013. He was born June 23, 1964 in Trinidad, CO to Frank and Flora Bergamo. Michael enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corp November 24, 1982. He proudly served his country for 4 years (1982-1986), and was honorably discharged as a Lance Corporal. He worked with the State of Colorado Department of Corrections for sixteen years. Michael was a loving, caring, and wonderful son, brother, and father. He was compassionate, and had a great sense of humor. He was strong willed but yet sensitive, and had a Heart of Gold. Michael was an avid Raider and Yankees fan. He loved sports, fishing, and camping. Michael will be forever loved and missed deeply. Mr. Bergamo is survived by his children, Vincent, Mario, Desiree, and Brandon; four grandchildren; his mother, Flora Bergamo; sister, Cindy (Adolph Gomez); brother, Floyd (Valerie) Martinez; fiancé, Darcy Beito and her children, Taylor Fisher and Andy Tyler; step-brother, Frank (Katie) Bergamo; step-sister, Kathy (Gary) Strong; nephews, Matt and Evan Gomez; and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father; and grandparents, Canuto and Catarina Martinez. Recitation of the Rosary and Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held at a later date. Arrangements handled through Holt Family Funeral Home.
Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Mar. 29, 2013