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Gillooly Funeral Home

126 Walpole Street, Norwood, MA

OBITUARY

Michael Anthony Sobchuk

January 24, 1960June 5, 2019
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Sobchuk, Michael Anthony, of Norwood, formerly of South Boston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on June 5, 2019.

Beloved husband of Amy (Cantalupa) Sobchuk of Norwood. Loving father of Catherine, Jacqueline, and Michael. Son of the late Gregory and Joann (Goralski) Sobchuk. Dear Brother of Karen and Stuart Pierce of Hanover, Gregory of Orleans, Joann and Richard Yates of Beaverton, OR, Paul of South Boston, and Joseph and Marie of Saugus. Dear Son-In-Law of Anthony and Kathleen Cantalupa of Somerville, and Brother-In-Law of John and Jenny Cantalupa of Somerville, and Patrick and Jeaune Borden of Norton. Michael is also survived by a loving niece, and many nephews, cousins, and friends. Michael was the rock of our family, always ready to help out on any home project, car repair, or purchase. He was a 40+ year employee of the Clark & White/Bay State/McGovern dealership in Newton. A master craftsman, his vast knowledge and sharp wit was only exceeded by his ability to fix anything. He lived to make you laugh and was extremely loyal to all he knew and loved.

Funeral services will be held TUESDAY, June 11th at 10:00AM in Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street, Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM in St. Timothy Church, 650 Nichols Street, Norwood. Interment will be private. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Visitation on MONDAY, June 10th from 4:00-8:00PM in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael's memory to pancan.org.

Services

  • Visitation in Gillooly Funeral Home Monday, June 10, 2019
  • A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Timothy Church Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Deb Keizer

June 9, 2019

Amy. Catherine, Jacqueline & Michael on behalf of the Keizer family please accept our sincerest sympathies. Our friendship spans many years there are just no words to describe my sadness. You are in my deepest thoughts & prayers.

I hope that him and David have had a grand reunion. Michael was a treasured friend to David.

May God bless you and keep you during this difficult time.

Love & comfort.

Deb Keizer

Dawn Chesna-Henriksen

June 6, 2019

Dear Amy & Family,

I want to express my most sincere sympathy for the passing of Mike.
Mike was a great guy. He had a personality in a league all of his own. Working with Mike was a treat. He could certainly be business-like and at the same time be a joker and ball buster. I’m grateful you guys met all of us last year for drinks. You are all in prayers. Again, I’m shocked and very sorry.

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