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Michael P. Fortunato
Died: 06-17-2013
Birthplace: Melrose, MA
Resided In: Hopkinton, MA
Services to be held on: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Michael P. Fortunato-
Mike, a man of endless patience and a caring heart, always thinking of others before himself, passed away Monday June 17, 2013 at Metro-West Medical Center in Framingham. He was the loving father of Marissa, Maria, and Taylor, and soulmate and husband of Colette. He also leaves a brother, John, and his wife, Joanne, of Mendon. “Mike, you will always be in our hearts. Te amo.”

A funeral memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 6:00p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church St. Hopkinton. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.


Posted by Nina Bernardo on June 24th, 2013, 12:40 pm
I was deeply sad of the news of Michael's passing. He was my God Father. I pray that all family and friends find comfort and peace in the memories you have of Michael. God is with you during this time. Stay strong.
Posted by Dominic Bernardo on June 20th, 2013, 8:36 am
Michael Fortunato was my Godfather and despite never living in the same city I do have some fond memories growing up. Whether it be him visiting our house wherever we were living at the time or up in Mass or down in Clearwater. He's a great friend of my family, especially my Dad's! He will be missed. Condolences to all his family, friends, and close loved ones.
Posted by Janet (Biggi) Hudson on June 19th, 2013, 7:48 pm
So sad to hear about Mike. He was a staple in my house hanging with my brother Joe and Eddie and Bobby Romeo. He was always so sweet and polite, our thoughts of Mike will always be with us in the Biggi family. Colette and girls, sorry for your loss, your husband and dad was a wonderful sweet person when he was a kid, teenager growing up in Everett. It sounds like he never changed.
Posted by joe biggi on June 19th, 2013, 7:04 pm
Very sorry to hear about Mike he was a good friend of mine. I live in Florida and we talk all the time.I will miss him dearly.
Posted by Richard Badillo on June 19th, 2013, 1:31 pm
Mike was my Co -Worker when I supported him in HR, Puerto Rico. He was excellent leader, team player, determined businessman and had a great sense of humor. He departs way to early and unexpectedly and may he rest in peace. To his Wife, Colette and family my heartfelt condolences and may the lord bless you with strengh and peace to accompany you through this difficult time.
Posted by Dennis Lopez on June 19th, 2013, 9:27 am
Señor Fortunato:
Character, wisdom and leadership are among others
Mike's atributes as a leader and as a human being.
To Colette and the girls our sympathy during this
unexpected difficult time. We will always remember.
!Adiós Amigo!

Posted by Michael Bernardo on June 19th, 2013, 8:21 am
Michael has been a friend of mine for over 35 years. He is the Godfather to our two children. He was a brother of mine in spirit. Recently he has been there for me during my cancer diagnosed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Coletta and his entire family. I will never forget Michael P. Fortunato.
Posted by Dave Geer on June 18th, 2013, 6:11 pm
Mike was a friend, confidant, mentor who built a great business, but more importantly many, many people who learned how to be successful.
His friendship is the thing I will miss the most.
Laura and my prayers are for Mike, Colette, Marissa, Taylor and Maria and the family.
Posted by Greg Beniston on June 18th, 2013, 5:55 pm
Mike was a great boss and and the kind of person you could always talk to. He was outstanding in his field and did a lot to bring his employees to their full potential.He will be truly missed.Our condolences to his family.
Posted by Matt & Julie Fitzgerald on June 18th, 2013, 4:36 pm
I was lucky to have shared an office with Mike for many years. The afternoon run to DQ was always a treat. Mike was a teacher, mentor and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with Colette and the girls.
Posted by Tom Phillips on June 18th, 2013, 1:47 pm
Mike was a friend and a great boss for many years. Mike will be missed. Our condolences to his family and friends.

Tom and Shelia Phillips
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