VERNON - Michael F. Carlson, 57, formerly of Meriden, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at home unexpectedly. Born in Meriden on April 22, 1957, he was a son of the late William and Mary Lou (Siering) Carlson. Michael graduated from Wilcox Technical School with the Class of 1975. He was employed by Carlson Oil for many years and Bally's Health Club in Colorado. Mr. Carlson was a peacetime veteran, having served with the U.S. Air Force
and was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church. Michael was a huge New York Yankees and New York Giants fan and also loved to golf.
Michael is survived by his daughter, Jennifer M. Carlson, of Meriden; three sons, Michael, Jason and Jamie Carlson and his wife, Leanne, all of Meriden; seven grandchildren, Cameron and Cory Francoeur; Mannash and Khiante Carlson; Lilyonna, Giselle, and Ava Carlson; two sisters, Suzanne Carlson Ciofalo; and Sharon Carlson and her wife, Kathy; and two brothers, Clifford Carlson and his wife, Carol; and William J. Carlson and his wife, Kathleen, of Southington. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden, CT 06450 Burial will be private. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.
For online condolences and directions, please visit www.jferryfh.com.