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Michael Doe, Sr.

September 1, 1952 ~ December 28, 2018 (age 66)

Michael Doe Sr., age 66, passed away peacefully at home on December 28, 2018. He was born on September 1, 1952 in Springfield, beloved son of Charles E. and the late Ruth (Creran) Doe. He resided for many years in East Longmeadow, graduating from East Longmeadow High School, and most currently resided in Springfield. He was a proud carrier for the US Postal Service for 33 years and recently retired. Prior to his work for the Postal Service he worked for Milton Bradley in East Longmeadow. He was a diehard New York Giants fan and an avid Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins fan. Mike loved music, especially The Beach Boys and he loved to the play the drums. In addition to his father, he leaves his loving wife Jill (Wilder); his two children, Stephanie French and husband Mark of Westfield and Michael Doe Jr. and wife Jennifer of Southwick. He also leaves his two brothers, Robert Doe and wife Diane of West Springfield and Ronald Doe Sr. of Chicopee. He leaves his cherished grandchildren Caprina French and Seth, Isabella, and Luke Doe. He also leaves sister-in-law Laura Jo Goguen and her husband Darren of Hampden and father-in-law David Wilder. And he will be deeply missed by his faithful companion Cocoa, and his extended family. A funeral home service will be held Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Byron Keenan Funeral Home, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, with burial to follow at Hillcrest Park Cemetery on Parker St. in Springfield. Calling hours will be Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. For further information please visit

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