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Michele Esposito

August 4, 1930 — May 30, 2010

Michele “Mike” Esposito

79, left peacefully on Sunday evening, May 30, 2010, surrounded by his loving family.

He joins in heaven his mother and brothers. He is survived by his loving children, Connie (John) Meyers, Elaine (Ray) Davis, Angela Bond, Patricia, Michael (James Gardner) and Vincent Esposito; 14 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Pasquale and Francis Esposito, son-in-law Bruce Bond, and precious grandson Jeremy Esposito.

Michele was the son of the late Concetta DiGennaro and Vincenzo Esposito, he was the youngest of three boys. Born August 4, 1930 on Ellis Island enroute from Italy to NYC. He grew up in Manhattan, moved to Staten Island in 1957, married in 1959 and had 6 children with Mary Cerrato. He was a former employee of the NYC Parks Dept. and retired in the 80’s. He loved betting the horses, playing cards, and spending countless hours at the kitchen table playing Yahtzee. You will forever remain with us, we love you dad, rest in peace and be happy.

The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Thursday, June 3, from 6-8pm; a funeral service will follow at 8:00pm; burial Friday at 3:00pm at Hector Presbyterian Cemetery.

Memorial donations in his memory may be made to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830. You may view his memorial or sign a guestbook online at

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