Michael Stephens, 66, loving husband and father, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 22. He leaves his wife of 34 years, Lisa (Champlin) Stephens of Millville and his two sons, Peter Stephens and Jeremy Stephens, both of Millville. In addition, Michael leaves his four siblings, Ronna Dugdale and her husband Raymond of Uxbridge, Diane Treen and her husband Carson of North Attleboro, William Stephens and his wife Debra of Cumberland, RI and his sister Jayelynne Crawford and her husband Lewis of Hartsville, SC., several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Otis.
Michael was born in Beaufort, SC, son of Edward J. Stephens and Rachel (Bienvenue) Stephens. He graduated from North Attleboro High School and later earned his degree in Respiratory Therapy from Newbury College. Michael worked in several area hospitals, recently retiring from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton.
Michael had many interests, including listening to music, watching European soccer, gardening, carpentry, riding his motorcycle, an occasional trip to the beach and antiquing.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday August 28, 2020 from 9:30 – 10:30 AM in St. Gabriel’s Church, 151 Mendon St., Upton, MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM in the church’s sanctuary.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd #301, Framingham, MA 01701 or to Office of Philanthropy, c/o Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, UMass Memorial Health Care, 365 Plantation Street, Biotech One, Worcester, MA 01605.
Face coverings and physical distancing is required.