Michael Samuel Missita

Born: Sat., Mar. 26, 1955
Died: Sun., Mar. 25, 2012

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Michael Samuel Missita, age 56, of Crawfordville, GA, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at his residence. Michael was born in Glens Falls, New York on March 26, 1955. Michael was predeceased by his parents the late Salvatore "Sammy" Missita and George and Mae Hunt Ruggiero. He grew up and attended school in Queensbury, New York. From 1972 to 1975 he proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was stationed in Germany in the 708 maintenance division. On March 23, 1982 he married the former Kathleen Ann Davis. They had just celebrated their thirtieth anniversary. He was the owner and operator of Mike Missita Lawn service retiring in 2004. Over the years he had attended First Baptist Church of Pompano Beach in Florida, Calvary Chapel in Florida, and most recently Robinson Baptist Church in Crawfordville. His family moved from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Crawfordville in March of 2010. His favorite pastimes were hunting and fishing.

In addition to his wife Kathleen Missita of Crawfordville, he is survived by a daughter, Michelle Missita of Crawfordville, GA; a son, Joshua Missita and wife Lisa of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; siblings, George Missita of Glens Falls NY, John Missita of Glens Falls NY, Louie (Laurie) Ruggiero of Little Falls NY, Anthony Ruggiero and his companion Kay Hart-Bills of Lake Luzerne NY, Jay (Tammy) Ruggiero, Hollie Lamkins, Charles (Diane) Ruggiero all of Queensbury NY, Todd Ruggiero and his fiancAC. Kathy Keller of Deltona Fl and John (Tammy) Ruggiero of Queensbury NY: three grandchildren, Angelo Missita, Briana Missita and Isabella Missita. Michael also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date at Robinson Baptist Church, 3083 Robinson Church Rd., Crawfordville, GA 30631 with Rev. Mark Yearwood officiating. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. The guest register can be signed at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com

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Lisa Missita
   Posted Wed March 28, 2012
Love and miss you!!

Chandler Lane
   Posted Wed March 28, 2012
Mike, Was my best friend and my brother I never had. God be with you my friend until we see each other again in haven.

charles Ruggiero
   Posted Wed March 28, 2012
Mike(weasel) missita my friend my brother and my mentor you will be greatly missed will always remember our times on the front porch where you taught me how to shoot bumble bees with a pellot gun (thank god we hit them all and never got stung) hope they have miller lite and dirt dogs up there love you always as you refered to me as mr chuckles.

Diane Ruggiero
   Posted Wed March 28, 2012
Mr. Miguel, I will miss those slaps in the back of the head you would have Chuck give me everytime you talked on the phone. Now when I feel a slap I know your watching over me. You will be greatly missed. I am so sorry Kathy and Michelle. We will always be here for you both. love ya

Karen Kellogg
   Posted Mon April 02, 2012
Michael~ you were always so upbeat and had a positive attitude- no matter what was going on. We will miss your fun spirit but we'll see you again in Glory someday!

Michelle Missita
   Posted Wed April 04, 2012
My angel is the one who looks over me My angel is the one who cares about me My angel will catch me when i fall My angel will make me smile when no one else can My angel will love me for who i am My angel will be there untill the end of time My dad is the angel god has given us. I miss seeing your face everyday as you made funny faces at us and we love you till the end of times. XoXoXo

Wendy & Patrick Franks
   Posted Wed April 04, 2012
We Love You..

Dennis Brower
   Posted Sun April 08, 2012
My condolences to the family over the loss of your loved one...may you be reunited one day in heaven. God bless you all.

tonester
   Posted Wed April 18, 2012
rest in peace my brother. I miss you,until we meet again. You were a great friend and a true person.