Departed November 18, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida
Michael was a lifelong resident of Florida. As a Florida boy he loved surfing, fishing and riding motorcycles. He spent his life working in maintenance and construction. He enjoyed woodworking, building furniture and wishing well planters.
Michael is survived by his companion of 32 years Sharon Brinkoetter. Brothers Frank (Cristi) Santore, Patrick Santore, and sister Ellen Stump. Extended family, Kelly (David) Schitter, Frank Santore III, Stella and Grace Schitter. Lori Fitch, Beverly Cleaves and Danen Cleaves. Grandchildren Melissa Calvert, Rick Chorny, Eli Fitch; and five great-grandchildren Peyton, Zachary, Lillian, and Lillian and Delilah.
He was lovingly cared for by St. Frances Reflections. St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Brevard’s Comfort Care Resource. Reflestions
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday November 28th at 11:30am in the Brownlie – Maxwell Funeral Chapel.