Michael Elmer Silvernale
LAKEVILLE — Michael Elmer Silvernale, 60, a three-and-a-half year resident of Connecticut, formerly a longtime resident of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Millerton, died peacefully on March 27, 2021, at Sharon Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer.
Most recently Mike worked in the parts department at Pine Plains Tractor & Equipment in Pine Plains; prior to that, he worked for Northwest Lawn & Landscape in Millerton.
Born May 8, 1960, in Sharon, he was the son of Dorothy “Dot” (Haye) Silvernale of Millerton and the late Jack Silvernale.
He was a graduate of Webutuck High School, Class of 1978, where he excelled at basketball. Following high school he attended SUNY Oneonta. Mike enjoyed spending time with his family and working outdoors in his yard in his spare time.
He will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends.
In addition to his mother, Mike is survived by a son, Michael Silvernale and his wife, Nelsy, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two grandchildren, Aiden and Mia Silvernale of Myrtle Beach; his sister, Barbara Lattrell and her husband, Jim, of Sharon; his sister-in-law, Veronica Silvernale of Millerton; two nieces, Danielle Brightman and her husband, Ryan, of Warren, Conn., and Jaime Silvernale of Millerton; and his nephew, Kyle Lattrell and his fiancée, Zoe Harson, of Naples, Fla.
He was predeceased by his brother, Jack G. Silvernale, in 2018.
There are no calling hours. Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Millerton Fire Company, P.O. Box 733, Millerton, NY 12546.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton.
To send an online condolence or floral tribute to the family, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.