April 25, 1961 ~ August 23, 2019
Michael T. Downey, age 58, passed away suddenly on Friday, August, 23 2019. Michael was born on April, 25 1961 in Westhaven, CT. He is preceded in death by parents Raymond and Margaret Downey, brother Jimmy, sister-in-law Jeanette, and father-in-law John Haas. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Lori; three sons, Colin (Anna), Conor, and Shane; siblings Ray (Bev), John (Linda), Brian (Linda), Mary (Glenn) Pamer, Patrick (Jodi), and many in-laws, nieces, and nephews. He had an accomplished career as a software engineer, project manager with an educational background in computer science and math. Michael was an active member at St. Hilary Parish; well known amongst the congregation as a talented musician, and serving in ministries including contemporary choir; St. Vincent DePaul Society; and St. Bernard's Hot Meal Ministry. He is known for his warm smile and witty sense of humor. Michael has never met a stranger and he will be forever loved, missed, and cherished by those whose lives he touched. Calling hour will be Wednesday 5pm – 9pm at St. Hilary Parish, 2750 W. Market. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30am on Thursday at St. Hilary Parish. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Michael's wish would have been for donations to be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Hilary Church or M.D. Anderson, www.mdanderson.org; in lieu of flowers.