Published in the August 19, 2016 edition
Michael was born in Melrose, raised in Wakefield and a graduate of the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School in Wakefield, Class of 1976. He was a very hard worker and worked as a carpenter for the Carpenters Union Local 33 for over 20 years.
Mike was very sociable and everybody liked him. He was a lifelong Wakefield resident.
Michael loved fishing, camping and spending time in York, Maine.
He was the loving son of Doris (D’Entremont) and the late Norman Gagnon of Wakefield. He was the caring brother of Norman J. Gagnon and the late Peter J. and Stephen J. Gagnon. He was the devoted father of David R. Gagnon of Wakefield. He was the former husband of Emily Bumstead Gagnon of Wakefield. He was the caring uncle of Sara Cline and her husband Alex of Charlestown and Susan Gagnon and her fiancé Sean Vanseth of Woburn. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Visiting hours were held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St., Melrose on Sunday, Aug. 14. A funeral service was held at the Gately Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m.
Burial in Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.
To sign online condolence visit www.gatelyfh.com.