Mass of Christian Burial for Michael C. Bushnell, age 65, will be 10:00 am Friday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 523 Plum Street, Fairport Harbor. Friends will be received from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Mulqueeny-Spear Funeral Home, 312 Eagle Street, Fairport Harbor.
A Fairport Harbor resident, Mike was born on March 4, 1949, in Renton, WA. to Roy and Patricia (Hadden) Bushnell. He passed away on April 22, 2014, at his home.
He graduated from Riverside High School, class of 1967, and attended the former Fenn College in Cleveland.
Mike had been employed by T.R.W., Stanley Tool, Co., and was a maintenance coordinator for St. Mary Catholic Church.
He was a member of St. Anthony Church where he had served on Parrish Council, served on the Fairport Mardi Gras Committee, and also belonged to the Fairport Harbor Men's Civic Club, where he was honored as their "Man of the Year" in 1987.
Mike enjoyed woodworking, golfing, fishing, and camping.
Mike is survived by his wife, Denise (Wilhelm) Bushnell, whom he married on May 3, 1969; children, Michael (Kay) Bushnell of Madison, Deanna (Tom) Langer of Concord; 3 grandchildren, James Bushnell, Kyle Langer, and Kevin Langer; siblings, Mark Bushnell of Madison, Martha (Don) Sabo of Painesville, and Mary (Tom) Smith-Wiant of Hambden.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Margaret Thompson.
Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Painesville.
Contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 5786 Heisley Road, Mentor, OH 44060.
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, OH 44077
Published in The News-Herald on Apr. 23, 2014