BRASHER FALLS -- Michael J. Dishaw, 66, of Upper Ridge Road, Brasher, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Massena Memorial Hospital.
Michael was born on January 10, 1952 in Massena, the son of Eugene and Bernice (Sienkiewycz) Dishaw. He married Wendy Mere on July 12, 1969 at St. Mary’s Church in Massena. Michael worked at Alcoa in the Pot Rooms for 30 years, retiring in 2001.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He found joy in all of his grandkids success and loved his recent days being around his great grandchildren watching them learn. He will be remembered for his willingness to always lend a hand or an ear over a cup of coffee.
Michael is survived by his wife Wendy of 49 years; two daughters, Leslie (Scott) and Lisa (Norman); six grandchildren, Brian (Kara), Michaela, Hannah, Madison, Emma and Lily; two great grandchildren, Karson and Kailee; two brothers, Ronnie (Sharon) and Andy; a sister, Gena (Donald) Eldridge and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Eugene and Bernice.
Per Michael’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral services.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Tri-Town Rescue.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com