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Michael Christopher Spillane passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020. Age 53 years.

Loving son of the late Mary and John Spillane. Dear brother of John and his wife Helen. Dear uncle of Jillian, Erin, and Lennon. Forever remembered and missed by his other relatives, and many friends.

Resting at St. James the Great Catholic Church, 82 Joseph Street, MacTier, where the family will receive visitors on Friday, January 31st, from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M., and on Saturday, February 1st, from 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. Funeral Service will take place at St. James the Great Catholic Church, MacTier, on Saturday, February 1st, at 1:00 P.M. Reception to follow at the MacTier Legion.

Interment Hillcrest Mausoleum and MacTier Union Cemetery in the spring.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to assist with funeral expenses would be appreciated, or donations to the charity of your choice.


I remember when I first met Mike, I was at a Legion convention and it was my very first one. I was so nervous and didn't know too many people. He instantly made me feel at ease and made me laugh so hard I almost spit out my water. I will miss you my friend. God Speed.

-David McIntyre

We met Mike recently at the District "E" convention and so admired his dedication to Legion and his true kindness to us.
Rest In Peace, dear Mike.

-Ron and Sharon Crown, Ontario Command, Royal Canadian Legion.

My deepest condolences to Mike's family and friends.

-Paul Howe, Branch 68, Penetang

Here for a good time...just not a long time . I was never at a function you didn’t see Mike at too. Full of mischief , always fun and kind hearted. Lots of memories . He will surely be missed...

-Bonnie Blanchard Munro

I am so saddened to hear that Mikey has left us. He was a Gift. A kind soul with a warm heart. I had many great conversations with him when he worked at Shoppers.
I considered him a true Friend
Rest in Peace Brother Mikey ❤

-Greg Purcell

Our family used to play darts with Mike. He was a solid, stand up guy and he will be truly missed.

-Jane, Gary and David Allin and Mary Andrews

I am sincerely saddened by this. I shall always remember Mike for his refreshing sense of humour and total devotion to all things MacTier. He will be truly missed.

-Kathryn Sauro

My sincere condolences to Mike's family - He was a true force of nature ! I loved how you could hear his infectious laugh from a country mile away ❣ He will be truly missed and never forgotten.

-Robin Verstraten

Condolences to Mike Family, I got to meet him at a seminar last october on Orillia legion and he was very friendly, and help our group out. May he rest in peace From Branch 171 Alliston.

-Bill Zeitz-Sampson

My prayer are with mike family.he was a great guy and was alway happy and make you laugh. Meet him at a legion convention. He will be miss by all rip mike keep smiling

-Peggy ball

I was in the PSHS Concert Band with Mike. A lot of us were - hello, Norm, is that you?...

He was billeted with me on a Band trip to Vancouver. He got stomach cramps. Our young billet said don't ever eat my mom's chili!

Fond memories. We will miss him. My condolences to his large community.

-Chris Whittaker

Mike was always such a ray of sunshine. Our memories are of a fun good hearted man. We spent the morning of the Kelly Shires pancake breakfast with him at Bass Lake. His generous spirit made the work easy. He will be missed. We will carry his memory in our hearts.

-Garry and Mary Ann Beaudin

I am deeply saddened to hear of Mike's passing. I have many fond childhood memories of Mike, Johnny, JoAnn and I at the trailer, riding in the Dune Buggy, wild and free while his dad (my Grandpa) drove us along the hilly and winding dirt roads. We swam, we played, we made many great memories... We lost touch for a while but reconnected recently after his father (my Grandfather's) passing. I am so glad we did, I missed his happy fun loving nature. I wish we had more time to connect again on this earth. You will be missed. Rest in Peace Mikey. Until we meet again xo

-Jeanette Hillier

I would like to extend condolences to Mike’s family and friends. I am deeply saddened by his passing. I knew him since High School and always enjoyed meeting up with him and talking about everything and anything. We shared many laughs and smiles together. He is one of the kindest and hearty souls I’ve ever met. I will cherish the laughs and memories forever. ❤️ Denys & family

-Denys Thompson

Our condolences to Mike's family and friends. He was a good and funny man and had us in stiches numerous times. You will be misssed my friend, "507 in the Big House"

-Paul Glass and Sarah Brock

Mike was a valued member of the Georgian Bay Winds (clarinet) and brought a real sparkle to the band, keeping many of us in a state of quiet hilarity. We will all miss him greatly.

-Steven Duff

Mike was such a big personality and such a great teaser. He was my husband's favourite part about our Family Christmases. One year, my mom had decorated our bathroom with a bunch of Santa figurines. Mike had turned them all around so they wouldn't see him pee (and to tick off my mom, his cousin). We all still laugh about this every year. You will be missed cousin Mike.


Our deepest condolences to Mike’s family and friends. He was a loving and vibrant soul with a heart of gold.
Please accept our donation on behalf of Mike’s and his father John’s extended family.
He will truly be missed.
Lucille and James Wadden and family
Norman Brick and family
Bev Bourdages and family
Patrick and Lori Brick
JoAnn and Terry Stockley and family

-Lucille Wadden

My condolences to Mike's family. I only knew Mike when he worked at Shoppers. He was so helpful and friendly . An unforgettable person. May he rest in peace.

-Elsie Gardner

So sorry to learn that Mike has passed away. He was always so helpful and pleasant on staff at Shoppers. He was truly interested in his customers - and always with such a wonderful spirit and outlook. Sincere sympathies to the family. Pat and Richard

-Pat and Richard Poole

So shocked and saddened by the news of Mike's passing. He had a light hearted and jovial nature like his Dad and I got the impression from his social media that everyone in town seems to know him and like him. Condolences to the Spillane family and all of Mike's friends and coworkers.

-Jo-Ann Stockley

So sorry to hear of Mike's passing - much too soon for many people who he made a difference for. He was a kind and very special man for so many people. RIP Mike.

-Colleen Purdon

I am shocked, and saddened to hear of Mike's passing. I met Mike while working at Walmart, and he was always cheerful, and infectious laughter. I will miss his voice when I visit Shoppers'. Truly a great man, will be missed by many.

-Sandra Dixon

I knew Mike from shoppers... my mom and I were frequent shoppers there so got to know him as a friendly cashier. Such a nice guy to just an acquaintance (probably didn’t even know my name). Rest In Peace.