Passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday July 11, 2018 at the age of 62.
Beloved husband of Claire for 42 years.
Devoted father of Tara Fleming and Shaun Duguay (Ashley).
Proud and loving Grampa of Austin and Connor Fleming as well as Grayson and Spencer Duguay.
Cherished brother of Lise Duguay (George).
Much loved son in law of Therese LeBlanc.
Brother in law of late Bobby, Raymond, Louis (Cathy) and Gilles (Shannon).
Mike will be missed by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and by so many others.
Mike served proudly for 37 years with Royal Canadian Mounted Police. During this time, he also found time to volunteer as a Beaver and Cub Leader, coach lacrosse, become a CIC officer, TRGO, DCO, CO, Drill Instructor with 155 GC, Royal Canadian Air Cadets Sgn, Regional Cadet Advisor for Northern Ontario, be an active member of Sault Search and Rescue, CASARA, Downtown Kiwanis Club as past President, also past Lieutenant Governor for Division 2 EC&C, as well as a Legion member.
Upon his retirement Mike continued to serve his community and was employed with the Anishinabek Police Service Garden River Detachment until his passing.
Mike was a provider of love, comfort and guidance. He was selfless, loyal and dedicated to his family, his friends, colleagues, and the communities he served.
He was a mentor and role model to many who had the good fortune of knowing him. And god did he ever love his coffee.
Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton and Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East) on Sunday July 15, 2018 between 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Funeral service to take place in the chapel on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Phil Miller officiating.
Memorial Contributions to Sault Area Hospital – Equipment would be greatly appreciated.
A special thank you to the staff at Sault Area Hospital ICU, Emerg, Cancer Clinic and especially nurses Shawna Vanboerdonck, Eva, Brenda, Justine, Shawna (ICU) for their care and compassion for Mike and his family.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the HMCS TORONTO for standing behind one of their members during his time of need.
Messages of condolence may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com