Michael Patrick O’Connell, AKA: Mike, Uncle Mike, Mikey, Big Daddy, Opa passed away on December 10, 2017 at the age of 74.
Michael is survived by his wife, Marie; his daughter, Kelly; her husband, Ron; grandchildren, Hayden, Lexi, Kylie, Hudson; Stepdaughter; Rita; Stepdaughter; Paula, her husband Steve; grandchildren Ashton and Rowen; Stepdaughter; Loretta, her husband Rob ; Stepson, Nick; his brother, Dr. Joseph O’Connell, his wife Sue. He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph O’Connell; mother, Josephine; twin sister, Patricia and his brother, Rick O’Connell.
Michael was born on December 31, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York. He worked for Swissair airlines for over 20 years. Moving from New York to the south in 1983 where he charmed all the southerners with his fast-talking Brooklyn accent. He moved from Georgia to Florida in 1996 where he met his lovely bride, Marie.
Michael was the life of the party! He never met a stranger and if you knew him, he most likely gave you a nickname. He always made you feel special. He was kind, loyal and witty. He knew any fact and he loved sports. He made the best pot of coffee on the East coast and he was the best husband, father, stepfather, and Opa.
A celebration of life is scheduled forWillow Bend Club House II, 3617 Hadjes Drive, Lake Worth, Florida.Funeral arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the Lakeside Memorial Chapel Family, "Where Every Life is Cherished & Every Family is Treasured" 6427 Lake Worth Road, Greenacres, FL. 33463