Obituary of Michael Fifield
Michael Fifield, 55, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019, a result of a motorcycle accident. Mike was born in Herkimer on December 7, 1963 the son of William and Jeanne (Loftis) Fifield and was educated in St. Francis De Sales and Herkimer High School. After graduation he attended SUNY Morrisville and received a BS Degree from Brockport, a MS from Syracuse University and an MBA from RPI.
Mike’s last position was as an Environmental Engineer with Twin Rivers, Little Falls. In his spare time he enjoyed working with metal, shooting sports, golf, vintage snowmobiles and riding motorcycles. He was a member of the Clinton Fish and Game Club and the Vernon National Shooting Club.
Mike is survived by his parents William and Julia Fifield of Herkimer and Jeanne and John Farnsworth of Frankfort, his aunts and uncles Sandy and Jim Russell of Frankfort, Bob and Lisa Loftis of MN and Pat and Tom Chappon of Seattle, WA. He is also survived by his former wife Jackleen Fifield of Ilion and a special friend Joey Ingerham of Fl, a special cousin Emmeline DeCristo Smith and several additional cousins. Mike was predeceased by his infant son Steven Patrick Fifield and his brother Scott Patrick as well as his grandparents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am Friday, August 9, 2019 at St. Francis De Sales Church, Herkimer with Rev. Mark Cunningham officiating, interment will follow in Armory Hill Cemetery, Ilion. Friends may call Thursday from 4-7 PM at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego St. Ilion.
Friends are asked to consider memorials to the Herkimer County Human Society, PO Box 73, Mohawk, NY. 13407.
To leave an online condolence please go to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
Mass of Christian Burial
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