Michael A. Paton (1952 - 2019)

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McCarthy Funeral Homes
36 Bank Row
Greenfield, MA
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
McCarthy Funeral Homes
36 Bank Row
Greenfield, MA 01301
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Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019
2:00 PM
Montague Congregational Church
4 North Street
Montague, MA
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Michael Paton, 66, of Northfield, MA died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. He was born May 3rd, 1952 in Lowell, MA. Michael graduated from Lowell High School in 1970, then continued his education at the Art Institute of Boston. Michael made his way to Western Massachusetts in the years after his marriage to Marjorie, of Montague, on October 10, 1982.

Retired from careers at Peter Pan Bus Lines (Springfield) and Michael's Arts and Crafts, Michael loved to spend his time cooking and using his creative skills, the products of which he shared with many of those around him. Michael was a family man who loved his wife, his children, and their respective partners. In the past few years, Michael donated much of his time to the Montague Congregational Church though soup luncheons and fundraisers and as a volunteer at BFMC Cardiac Rehab program. Michael's service to his community also included running two Alzheimer/dementia support groups with his wife, in Easthampton and in Montague.

In addition to loving those around him, Michael had a fondness for animals, especially his new "babies" Sophie and Tucker. Michael is survived by his wife, Marjorie (Wonsey), his brothers Thomas, Mark, Kevin, and Neil, his sons Alexander (Marissa) and Christopher (Nola), and a daughter Katherine (Lewis) Hoss.

Family, friends, and others whose lives Michael touched, are invited to the McCarthy Funeral Home, 36 Bank Row, Greenfield MA 01301, for visitation 4:00-6:00pm Saturday, on February 9th, 2019 and to services at Montague Congregational Church, 4 North Street Montague on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00PM. Michael's love lives on in his family and friends, but also in the gift of life he provided to many in need of transplant services. In lieu of flowers, we ask for donations to be made to Life Choice Donor Services 60 1st Ave Waltham MA 02451.

The McCarthy Funeral Homes of Greenfield and Turners Falls, MA, have been entrusted with the arrangements. Guest book and condolence message available at www.mccarthyfuneralhomes.com


Published in Recorder on Feb. 7, 2019
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