LAKE PLACID — Michael R. Mihill, 36, of Victor Herbert Road, passed away peacefully at Uihlein Living Center on Thursday, Oct. 27, surrounded by his family.
He was born March 13, 1975, in Saranac Lake, the son of Richard and Patricia (Peck) Mihill.
Michael loved sports and in his younger years was quite an athlete in school. He played basktball, baseball and soccer. He was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, Class of 1994. He was Dale Earnhardt’s biggest fan and also a huge New York Mets and New York Giants fan. Most of all, he loved his family and spending time with them.
He is survived by his mother, Patricia (Peck) Mihill, and her companion, Richard Cummings of Lake Placid; his father, Richard G. Mihill and his wife Sandy of Jay; two brothers: Jeremy Mihill and his wife Jennifer (Boyer) of Lake Placid, and Patrick Mihill and his wife Kristy (Haukap) of Saranac Lake; two nieces, Jocelyn and Kaylee, and a nephew, Jarrett. He is also survived by serveral aunts, uncles, cousins and his extended family at Uihlein.
Calling hours were held Sunday, Oct. 30, at the M.B. Clark Inc. funeral home in Lake Placid. A funeral service was held Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Wilmington Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Robert Hess will officiate. Cremation will follow.
A reception for family and friends was held following the funeral at the Holiday Lodge in Wilmington. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.
The family suggests friends wishing to remember Michael make donations in his memory to the Christopher Reeve Foundation, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A, Short Hills, NJ 07078, or to the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 107, Lake Placid, NY 12946.