(December 31, 1941-October 27, 2017) - Michael passed away peacefully with his loving wife and family by his side on October 27, 2017 at the age of 75. He leaves behind his beloved wife Lea Beckerton (nee Rousseau) of Spanish, his 6 children Michael Jr. of Wawa, Terry of Sault Ste. Marie, Paul (Denise) of Kenora, Tammy (Daniel) of Azilda, Beverley Gouge (Richard) of Kingsville and Charlea Peters (Jacob) of Massey, his cherished grandchildren Brittnii, Shawn, Brady, Tyson, Chelsea and Jacob as well as his blessed great grandchildren Isabella, Braeden and Cali. Mike also leaves his mother Adele Beckerton (nee Desmarais) of Spanish, Rose, Harry, Adele, Cathy, Madeline, Brian, Jim and Rodney. He was predeceased by his father Alvin, and sister Judy. Mike will be missed by his furry friends Pebbles, Cloe and Maggie. He will also be missed by many relatives and close friends.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm at the St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Spanish, ON. Funeral services on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 11am at the St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Spanish, ON with Father Raymond Akor officiating. Burial to follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Spanish ON. The family asks you to join them after the burial to Celebrate the Life of Mike Beckerton at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #576, Spanish, ON. If desired the family appreciates donations to The Canadian Cancer Research Society or to the St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Spanish, ON. The family would like to thank the staff at the Sudbury Cancer Centre and the Elliot Lake Hospital for the wonderful care that Mike received. Arrangement entrusted to the Menard Funeral Home, Blind River, ON 705-356-7151