OBITUARY

Michael B. Cosentino

March 22, 1965January 7, 2017

Michael Bruno Cosentino, 51, husband of Patricia for 26 years of Glastonbury, CT passed away on January 7th in Boston after a long fight with Multiple Myeloma. Mike was born on March 22nd in Nyack, New York to Bruno and Clare Cosentino of New City, New York and had lived in Glastonbury for the past 16 years. Mike graduated in 1983 from Clarkstown High School South, and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He was employed by Pratt & Whitney for over 29 years. He was a member of St. Augustine Church in South Glastonbury. Mike loved being involved in his children’s sporting activities, and coached many soccer, basketball and baseball teams. He loved soccer, running and spending time with his family and his pets Oreo and Cooper. Not only was he fighting the disease, but he was fighting to have more time with his family. In addition to his wife Patty, Mike will be dearly missed by his two sons Christopher and Matthew, his daughter Mara, his parents, his brother Frank and his wife Michell of Ridgewood, NJ, his four sisters; Rosanne and her husband Bronek from New York City, Kathy and her husband William from Oakland, CA, Clare and her husband Randy from Larchmont, NY, and Barbara and her wife Sue from Oakland, CA and his many nieces and nephews. Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 5-8pm at Glastonbury Funeral Home, 450 New London Tnpk., Glastonbury, CT 06033. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, January 13, at 10am in St. Augustine’s Church, 55 Hopewell Rd., South Glastonbury. Burial will conclude services in Green Cemetery, Glastonbury. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (https://tribute.themmrf.org/Member/MyPage/986571/Michael-Cosentino). To leave an online condolence, please visit www.glastonburyfuneral.com

Services

  • Calling Hours Thursday, January 12, 2017
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 13, 2017

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Dave Carpenter

April 4, 2017

Patty, I'm so sorry to hear this news. You and Mike have come to mind often over the years even though it's been a long time since we were in touch. The glory days of our friendship and frequent academic collaboration at the U of R make for great memories. Reading through the thoughts of others in this guest book who knew Mike long before we met and in more recent years, I'm not surprised to find that he came into the world the same caring, gentle and funny soul that I knew, and remained so throughout his life. The relationship the two of you had then, and clearly continue to have, is an inspiration. You're in my thoughts.

Julian Premus

March 26, 2017

So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I remember recruiting him from South to the UofR and as my teammate my senior year. Mike was a great person and though we had not seen one another in many years, I know he was a great dad and husband.

Condolences from my family to Patty and his children.

Bernice Dworkin[Chasar]

January 15, 2017

Sad to hear about your passing. I did not know you. But I do know your father.

Gunnar Kemnitz

January 13, 2017

What a nice family you are - then, now and always.

Tom Tribble

January 13, 2017

Very sorry to hear this news Patty. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. The Tribble Family (Tom, Beth and Tommy)

Paul Duesler

January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017

Very saddened at the loss of Michael. Our thoughts and prayers are with the cosentino family, Peggy and John Hanigan and family.

Phyllis Kurz

January 12, 2017

Dear Patty
It was a privilege to work with both you and Mike, both exceptional engineers but also to see an extraordinary couple accomplish so much together. I know these last few years have been so hard but you rose to the challenge to make sure Mike got to enjoy life as much as possible. He was such a warrior i, running a 5k while on chemo faster than I can ever dream about. Prayers for you and your three beautiful children.

January 12, 2017

Dear Clare and Bruno,
We have fond memories of Michael on our Jekyl Island vacations.So very sorry to hear of his passing away.Our sincere condolences to all the family. The Lynch Family

Marco A Gonzalez

January 12, 2017

I am saddened to hear of Michael's passing. As a friend at Laurel Plains Elementary School up through a soccer teammate at Clarkstown HS South, Michael was always intelligent, congenial and an honor to be around... my deepest condolences to the family.

FROM THE FAMILY