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Michael F., 65, of Ramsey, passed away at Valley Hospital on February 21st. Mike was the loving brother of Steve Adams, John Adams and his wife Mary, Susan Purcell and her husband Robert and Kathy Adams and several nieces and nephews. Mike graduated from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor's degree and three Masters Degrees. Serving in the R.O.T.C., he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve, and attained the rank of Captain. He was a Guidance Counselor at Ramsey High School for 16 years, and was named Teacher of the Year. He was a coach for the Phy sical Fitness Team, The Murray Nuts. He was named the Borough of Ramsey Civil Defense Director, now known as the Office of Emergency Management Coordinator and has held that position for 40 years. He served on the Ramsey Borough Council as Public Safety Commissioner. He was an Eagle Scout and recently received the prestigious Silver Beaver Award. He was a life member of the Ramsey Ambulance Corps., and had the newest ambulance dedicated to him. He was a life member of the Ramsey Rescue Squad, and served as the current President. He was the current Grand Knight of the Patrick F. Pindar Council of the Knights of Columbus Council 3962 in Ramsey and was a Fourth Degree Knight. He was an active parishioner at St. Paul's RC Church in Ramsey. He continuously made himself available to council young adults. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home, 109 Darlington Ave, Ramsey. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10 AM at St. Paul's R.C. Church in Ramsey. Interment will follow at Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mike's memory to the Ramsey Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 193, Ramsey, NJ 07446, the Ramsey Ambulance Corps., 41 S. Island Ave., Ramsey, NJ 07446, or Ramsey Boy Scout Troop 31, C/O Ernie Larrat, 103 Hopkins Ct., Mahwah, NJ 07430. Please send tributes, memories and condolences to www.vanemburghsneider.com.
Published in The Record on Feb. 23, 2012
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