LAKE WORTH, Fla. — Michael A. Pelkey, 47, of Lake Worth, Fla., and formerly a resident of Lake Placid, passed away June 19, 2009 after suffering a heart attack.
He was born in Lake Placid, the son of Alvin and Shirley (Porter) Pelkey. He attended Lake Placid High School.
Mike was a caring person and would make time to help others in need.
He is survived by two children: Desirree and Michael Pelkey Jr. of Lake Placid; two grandchildren: Mercedes and Justin of Lake Placid; two sisters: Colleen Gubitosi and her husband Gerald of Lake Worth, Fla. and Debbie Baillargeon and her husband Bernie of Lake Placid; two brothers: Alvin Pelkey Jr. and his wife Cathy of Baltimore, Md. and Rick Pelkey and his wife Becky of Lake Placid; and several nieces and nephews.
Mike was predeceased by his father, Alvin Pelkey; his mother, Shirley Pelkey; and three brothers: Shane Pelkey, Corkey Pelkey and Gary Pelkey.
A memorial service to remember the life of Mike was held June 21 in Lake Worth, Fla.
Michael’s family suggests relatives and friends wishing to remember Mike make donations to the local food pantry in his memory.
The Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of local arrangements.