February 3, 2003 ~ August 22, 2021

Born in: Smithtown, NY
Resided in: Hauppauge, NY


The family requests that everyone please wear a mask during the services.

 

Michael’s Service will be livestreamed on Friday @ 8PM.  Please follow the link below.

 

In Lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Michael’s loving memory to:

Michael W. Seda CTE Animal Science Memorial Scholarship

Write checks payable to: BTC Skill USA

Mail to: 7 Mayhew Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702

Memo Note: Michael W. Seda CTE Animal Science Memorial Scholarship

or

Wildlife Rescue Australia-IFAW http://www.ifaw.org

 

Michael would have wanted us to gather in our favorite comfortable clothes in celebration of his life,  Casual dress attire is requested.

Services

Visitation: August 27, 2021 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Visitation: August 27, 2021 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Service: August 27, 2021 8:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Private Cremation:

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  1. candleI’m so sorry for your loss. Michael was an amazing teammate and friend. Although his time here has come way too soon, his life will go on through the memory of myself and everyone else he impacted.

    • Connor, we appreciate your thoughts. Think of Michael when you playball and know he will be there to catch for you in spirit.

  2. Michael’s soul is everyone that he encountered. I am thankful that our family got a chance in life to be gifted with that. As devastating as his physical departure is, he will live on in all of us. My sincerest condolences to Barb, Miguel, Gina and Jenn and the rest of Michaels family. Know that you are loved by so many of us that his life touched.

    • Scott there are no words to express our grief right now. Please know that Michael LOVES your family. He enjoyed your conversations and always looked forward to game days.

  3. candleWe cannot imagine the sadness that you must be feeling right now.
    Michael was such a sweet and loving child.
    Rest in peace, little angel.

  4. candleOur deepest condolences for the Seda family ❤️ Rest In Peace sweet Angel 🙏🏻❤️

    McDowell Family

  5. Michael was a great teammate and catcher. I enjoyed playing baseball with him. He will be missed. I am sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻

  6. candleI am so sorry for your loss. Michael was a good friend of mine, I hung out with him everyday in school, in class, play practice, and Improv. To learn of his passing was devastating, and I will miss him dearly.

  7. candleMichael was a kind, respectful, happy go lucky person who lit up a room. I will treasure my interactions with him & send my heartfelt condolences to his loved ones. Thank you for sharing him with me… it was absolutely my pleasure.

  8. I want to express my deepest condolences to the entire Seda family. Mike and I graduated Animal Science 1&2 together, and during the times we we’re in class he was always such a positive presence in the room. He has always had my deepest respect. Mike will truly be missed.

  9. Our Grandson James played on Michael’s team and we always found Michael to be a respectful, kind and personable kid. He always was there to offer help and support to our younger grandson who was also a catcher. Rest In Peace Michael and God bless you and your entire family… you will always be missed.

  10. It is impossible to give words to our sorrow over Michael’s death, as we know that they cannot hold the weight of the grief that is in your hearts. We recognize that your grief is not finite, nor is our sympathy for your loss. We have hanging in out home the article and picture of Michael with the Varsity Swim Team when they competed at the Suffolk country meet, and every time we pass it, your family is, as you shall remain, in our thoughts and our hearts. Our son is blessed to have such a friend as he had in Michael.

    With Love, The Ballerini Family

  11. Michael is a dear friend. A very special soul who was taken unfairly soon. Michael, thank you for being my friend. Thank you for being supportive and helpful with anything I ever came to you to talk about. I will forever be grateful to have had the honor of being your friend. Rest easy, I will see you again someday.

  12. candleyou will truly be missed words cannot describe how much you meant to all of us. this was really hard for me to deal with and everyone else you were such a good kid and had a bright future ahead of you. rest well we will miss you dearly.

  13. candleI have had the pleasure of knowing Mike and working with him for the last 2 years in the Animal Science program. The 2019-2020 school year was one like no other, and that was the time that I had him
    in my class. We had a blast when class was in session, taking full advantage of not only the learning in our program, but Skills USA, Advocacy Day, the Longwood Legislative Breakfast, and much more. The last weekend before the pandemic shut down schools and we went virtual, my son and I went to see me in him in his role in Grease at his high school. We navigated online learning together and Mike took advantage of his time in the veterinary field where we really needed help. I have watched him grow as a senior in high school, preparing to pursue his career in veterinary medicine. He led our building as Skills USA President and completed his year leading his peers at BTC’s recognition ceremony. He was a “go to” person, always willing to step up and take care of anything that needed to be done. We spent lots of time talking about experiences in the field, cases we’ve seen, and future opportunities to work together. He was not just a dreamer, but he was working towards his goals in a big way. To say he has made a mark on me, or the other students in our building would be an understatement. As we left after graduation and took out final walk of the year to the buses, I distinctly remember telling him we weren’t going to cry and be sad, but that I’ll just see you later. I feel so lucky to be a part of his journey. He was truly one of a kind and I will really miss our heart to hearts, comparing cases, and most of all continuing our work together in the field. He was an outstanding young man, role model, leader, animal advocate, and friend. My heart and prayers are with his family, loved ones, friends, and colleagues. He was truly one of a kind. I know I had the opportunity to teach him and that now he’s teaching us all how to appreciate the moments we have together. “That’s it for now continue with your regularly scheduled programs.” ♥️

  14. Miss you so much can’t believe you are gone. Always remember you are someone people cair about. P.S Love you More!! ❤️

  15. Mikey you were and always will be my best friend I’m so glad to have not only gotten to know you but gotten to be your sister. I’ll always remember all the times I picked you up from school to go hang at the mall or get food I love you big guy. Hope your having some good ole family fun up there 😂😂😂 ill love you for ever

  16. candleMike, I’m so glad I got to spend everyday of animal science with you. I’m gonna miss hanging out with Carly and you or annoying you daily in the fish room. Thank you for always helping me with anything I needed. I love you always ❤️

  17. candleMichael singing with you was a gift I will forever treasure. Don’t forget the harmony next time we sing again! <3

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