Michael Brian Pross
1966 - 2018
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Michael Brian Pross, 52, of Mooresville, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018.He was born on February 11, 1966 in Schenectady, NY to Norman and Gail Michon Pross. Mr. Pross was an attorney with Wallace & Graham Law Firm in Salisbury from nearly 20 years. He played lacrosse in college and earned his black belt in Tae Kwan Do with his daughter. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, horse racing, watching Carolina Panther football, and mountain biking with his German Shepherd, Koda. He was the team mascot for this daughter's cheerleading squad and never missed a cheer competition. Michael enjoyed going to Belize on Mission trips, where he built a well to bring water to a town for the first time. He sat on the Board of Trustees for the Turneffe Atoll Trust in Belize, which helped to protect fisheries and preserve wildlife.In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Kimberly Bordner Pross; daughter, Sara Pross; brother, Jeff Pross and wife, Amy; and father and mother-in-law, Don and Linda Bordner.The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday at Heritage House of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home with Eddie Karriker officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Turneffe Atoll Trust, PO Box 10670, Bozeman, Montana (turneffeatoll.org 888-512-8812).Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Pross family.Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Aug. 19, 2018.
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September 25, 2018
Although I knew that Mike had been ill, I just learned of his passing, and I wanted to pass along my condolences to his family. Mike was one of my opposing counsel in litigation that has been ongoing for several years. He was an extremely skilled and zealous advocate for his clients, and he always practiced with the highest ethical standards. I not only respected his capabilities, but more than that, I truly enjoyed working with him. I appreciated his sense of humor, and he will be missed. I sorry for your loss.
Randy Struk
September 11, 2018
To Mike's family: We never met, but I was lucky enough to practice law with Mike and travel together around the country, which gave us many opportunities to dine out at all of the exotic hole in the wall food and barbecue joints that were located in whatever part of the country we happened to be working in. Mike would always gladly scout out the best and most exotic places in advance. From Queens NY to Rockdale Texas and every where in between we had some of the most tremendous meals in some of the most out of the way authentic ethnic restaurants. Nobody had more fun practicing law than Mike and I.

Even when we were getting serious and preparing and doing client or expert depositions, he was always quick to find wit and humor in whatever we were doing to keep it real. He was the real deal as a trial lawyer and his authentic devotion to representing the "little guy" always came first in his approach and zeal in handling our cases.

I could go on, but he would chastise me for doing so. I will miss him. I know he is scouting out all of the best foodie joints in heaven.
David McGowan
September 2, 2018
Jennifer Coleman
September 1, 2018
The news of Mike's passing a surreal. I met Mike in college and he was certainly someone who brightened a room. What a wonderful, generous person he was. My thoughts and prayers are with family during this difficult time. RIP my dear dear friend.
Jennifer Coleman
August 28, 2018
I am so very sorry to hear of Mikes passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Paula Russo
August 22, 2018
There is no question Michael made a positive difference and left the world a better place.
Elaine Lounsbury-Browne
August 22, 2018
I was very saddened to hear of Mike's passing. I was a 1984 graduate of Mohon and have very fond memories of Mike and his humor and good spirit. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Val Igoe Beck
August 22, 2018
Norm and Gail my heart breaks for both of you. I will keep you both in my prayers.
Kelly Bergen
August 21, 2018
Norm and Gail, I am so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. I am sending my sincere condolences. Your family is in my thought and prayers.
Dewey Carver
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August 21, 2018
Norm and Gail, our thought are with you at this time. May Michael rest in peace. Bless you both - Tim, Carol and Timmy
August 21, 2018
I'm very saddened to hear of Mike's passing. He was easily one of the best people I've ever known. Always friendly, always kind and always smiling. What he accomplished and gave back in his life will live on. My sincerest condolences to his family and friends.
Chuck Bonfante
August 21, 2018
May the God of comfort and peace strengthen you during this difficult time.(2Cor.1:2-4). Please accept my sincere condolences.
Ms. Sowell
August 20, 2018
Take comfort in knowing how special Michael was, and that he will always be watching over all of you. Also in all your wonderful memories you that you all have. My heartfelt deepest condolences to you all.
Cindy Sgarlata
Cindy Sgarlata
August 20, 2018
So very sorry for your loss WE enjoyed many happy times as he was growing up. Love and prayers to you Gil & Shirley Anders
August 20, 2018
Kim and Sara my heart aches for both of you. My prayers and love are with you. May God give you comfort and strength for the coming day. Love you both so much
Rhonda Kracke
August 20, 2018
I am so deeply sadden by Michal's passing. He was a wonderful young man who gave so much. My prayers are with you and your family....
Karen
August 20, 2018
Norm and Gail, I am sp sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you bothRIP Michael. I am at a loss for words
August 19, 2018
I am so very sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him so much. I trust and believe that those that love and believe in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be reunited. You will be together again. Until then, I pray the Lord blesses you with the peace this knowledge brings. Much love, Debi Taffi
Debra Taffi
August 19, 2018
Gone to soon but never forgotten. Our loving Creator keep those who passed away in death in his memory because they are precious to him.
Psalms 116:15
With heartfelt condolences
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