Michael James McDavitt
Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home
15 Grove Street
North Attleboro, MA
Michael James McDavitt, age 72, formerly of North Attleboro and currently of Sunset Acres, Plainville, passed away at his home on Friday, November 12, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his parents John and Janet and his brother Howard. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Leslie and his loving daughters, Monica Schmidt and her husband David of North Attleboro, Julie O'Connor and her husband Scott of Mansfield and his most beloved grandchildren Hannah and Andy Schmidt and Colin and Landon O'Connor. Michael is also survived by his siblings Kerry and Cheryl McDavitt of Norton, MA, Terri Fitzgerald of Norwood, MA, Buddy McDavitt, Eileen and John Tucker, Jan and Mo Brennan, Nancy Michels and Jimmy McDavitt all from Naples, FL, his sister-in-law Jill Rollins and her husband David of North Attleboro and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was beyond blessed with countless lifelong friends.
Raised in Walpole, MA, he graduated from Walpole High School in 1967. He joined the Navy Reserves specializing in photography. He started his career at New England Telephone Company at the age of 19 and retired at age 46. He continued working at a small phone company until he started and ended his 20 years working at Heather Hill Country Club in Plainville, MA.
Michael enjoyed time spent traveling with his wife, family, and friends. He loved saying his rosary every morning. Michael enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports, reading, and the Patriots. His passion for golf was unmatched. He was a communicant of the Transfiguration of the Lord Parish where he had been a eucharistic minister. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #330 in North Attleboro where he had been a Grand Knight for 2 years and a 4th Degree Knight.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM in Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church (Transfiguration of the Lord Parish), 14 Park St. North Attleboro, followed by interment at Saint Mary's Cemetery in Attleboro Falls.
Michael requested that all wear casual attire, no suits and ties to his wake and funeral. Out of respect for his love of golf, please wear golf attire if possible.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that you ""Be like Mike"". Be kind, show compassion and charity to friends and strangers..
Love your neighbors, donate your time to those in need, and tell your families you love them every day.
Published by Sun Chronicle on Nov. 16, 2021.
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Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home
15 Grove Street, North Attleboro, MA
Mass of Christian Burial
Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church (Transfiguration of the Lord Parish)
14 Park St., North Attleboro, MA
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I just saw the news of Mike´s passing. My condolences to Mrs. McDavitt, the girls, and the rest of the family. May he rest in peace.
Paul E. Lambert, Sr.
November 20, 2021
Julie, My deepest sympathy for you and your family. May you find peace with time and wonderful memories.
Robbie Wuilleumier
November 18, 2021
Had the pleasure of meeting and working with Mike at Heather Hill. I worked for 5 yrs, I think. Mike was always very friendful and very helpful to me when I may have been " a little less than careful" on some of the machinery. He was fun to work with. Thanks Mike !!
Bobby Riccio
November 17, 2021
So sorry for your loss! Prayers to you and your family!
Louryn Hoff
November 17, 2021
Tina and JL
November 17, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of your loss, my heart is breaking for you. Michael was a bigger than life true gentleman who will be greatly missed. So many years of memories and such a wonderful family. Words can never express the pain and sorrow.
Valerie Zagami
November 16, 2021
Leslie and family So sorry for your loss. Mikes wry wit and smile will be remembered by all.
Ernie and all the gang at Heather Hill
November 16, 2021
Very sorry to hear of your loss. Many early childhood memories involving Mike, Buddy and the wonderful McDavitt family around the neighborhood. May he Rest In Peace.
Jack Giandomenico
November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021
Leslie, Monica and Julie I am so sorry for the loss of Mike. He was a true friend and an honorable man. My thoughts are with you in this time of grief.
Jay Battersby
November 16, 2021
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