Michael D. Croker, 61, of Middleboro, died Nov. 11, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born, raised and educated in Brockton and was a resident before moving to Middleboro fifteen years ago. He was the son of the late Louis E. Croker and Joan (Merchant) Hayes. Michael proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam conflict and had been a former firefighter
for the city of Brockton. He enjoyed history and time spent traveling and the beach. He is survived by his daughter, Traci Jean Croker; his longtime companion, Margaret Glavin both of Middleboro; his siblings, Patricia Spearin and her husband Robert of Randolph, Deborah Cavanaugh and her husband William of Lakeville, James Croker of Brockton, John Croker of West Bridgewater, Kevin Croker and his wife Maria of Brockton and Kathleen Turcotte and her husband Joseph of East Taunton; and his 3 grandchildren, Tyler, Devon and Kayla. Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside committal service in Melrose Cemetery, Pearl Street, Brockton, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. Visitation is omitted. In memory of Michael, donations may be made to the Brockton VA Medical Center, c/o Memorial Donations, 940 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301. For condolences, please visit www.conleyfuneralhome.com
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