PYRITES -- Funeral service for Michael J. Fifield, 62, will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the O’Leary Funeral Home, Canton with Pastor Michael Terrell, officiating. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Canton. Michael died on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society; P.O. Box 22478; Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Michael is survived by a brother, Richard Waldo and wife Goldie of Churchville; three sisters, Lillian Flanagan and husband Guy, Judy Sharlow and husband Richard and Connie Chase and husband Marlo, all of Pyrites; sisters-in-law, Dora Waldo of Ogdensburg and Rosella Waldo of Pierrepont; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Michael was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Lena Fifield and brother, Charles and Frank Waldo.
Michael was born September 20, 1955 in Canton, the son of Joseph James and Lena (Lottie) Fifield.
Michael worked for NYSARC but his true desire was to become a famous baseball manager. He was an avid NY Yankees fan. Michael loved to read the newspaper, especially the obituaries to learn the history of people. Once Michael made your acquaintance, he would never forget you.
Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.olearyfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements for Michael J. Fifield are under the care of the O’Leary Funeral Service of Canton.