Stephens, Michael James Age 78; 52-year resident of Rocky Point, NY, passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on December 24, 2018. Cherished husband of Jeanne (nee Larsen). Adored father of Michael (Josephine), the late Patrick Brian, Kevin (Donna) & Kathleen (Dan) Fusaro. Proud grandfather of Michael (Janine), Melissa (Billy), Vincent, Nicole (Dan), James, Blaze, Chase, Zackary & David. Treasured brother of Diane (Ed), Geri (Jim), the late Carol Ann, Sue (Gary) & Bob (Toni). Revered uncle of 11 nieces & nephews. Graduate of Port Jefferson High School, Class of 1957. US Navy Veteran. Long-time employee of Verizon & Brookhaven Lab, little league coach & fleet captain for the Mt. Sinai Yacht Club. Reposing at Branch Funeral Home of Miller Place, 551 Route 25A, Miller Place, NY 11764. Visitation Friday, 2 - 5 & 7 - 9 PM. Funeral Mass 11 AM Saturday at St. Louis de Montfort R.C. Church, Sound Beach, NY, for which he & Jeanne were active members for many years. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to Hope House Ministries, 675 High St., Port Jefferson, NY 11777.

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  1. My condolences to all of you. May the memories you shared together and the promises found at John 6:40 and Acts 24:15 provide you with comfort, strength and hope for the future. We long to see their fulfillment soon.

  2. Aunt Jeanne, It’s with a heavy heart we say ‘goodbye, Uncle Mike’ but it’s lightened with the knowledge that Alzheimers no longer has its grasp on his memories and family. Sending our love and thoughts for Peace and comfort.Love Lark

  3. Good Bye to an absolute Gentlemen. We send our Sincerest Condolences to all of the Stephens Family. Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.- James 1:12.

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