Michael J. McCabe of Medina, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at his home following a long illness. Mr. McCabe was born in Ithaca, NY on June 15, 1955 son of Shirley (Rieks) McCabe and the late Edward McCabe and he has lived in the Middleport-Medina area all of his life.
He graduated from Royalton Hartland High School in l973. He and his wife, Joyce (Antalek) McCabe were married on August 29, 1992. He worked for Agway for 38 years as a truck driver then he went to work for Cargill Inc., in Batavia as a truck driver. He also farmed at his present location and raised quarter horses and showed them. He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and a member of ASSE (Student Exchange Program). He was a fan of NASCAR racing and he enjoyed watching sports on TV. He was predeceased by his father, Edward McCabe, in 2007.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce L. McCabe; one daughter, Shannon (Andrew) Kloc of East Amherst; one son, Michael (Jill) McCabe of Gasport; his foreign daughters, Miriam, Ines and Lisa Abramowski of Heiden, Germany. Also surviving are his mother, Shirley McCabe of Middleport; four grandchildren, Brendon Hess, Rileigh McCabe, Taylor Kloc and Alex Kloc; three sisters, Maryellen (Jim) Jacobs, Michele (Fritz Peters) Denniston and Maureen (Brian) Thompson, all of Middleport and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Friday from 4-7 PM at the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State Street, Middleport, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Daniel J. Fawls officiating. Memorials to Roswell Park Memorial Institute would be appreciated by the McCabe family.
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