web_taylor michaelBorn October 27th, 1944 in Highams Park, North East London.  After a hard fought and courageous battle with Cancer, Michael passed away peacefully with his loving wife and family by his side on January 14, 2014, at the age of 69. Best friend and beloved husband to Shelley (Grass). Predeceased  by his parents Charles and Florra.  Adored father to Rodney (Monica), Piers (Felicia), Erika (Tom), Sarah (Jamie), Ryan (Rebecca), Kelly (Greg), Sean and Mila (Darren). Loving and cherished Grampa to Rylee,  Dawson, Jacob, Liam, Mia, Charlee, Jaxon, Nash and  Addie. Loved brother to Jan, and brother in law to Heather (Dominique). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews.  His precious dogs, Maggie and Molly will miss him forever.  Words cannot begin to express the heartfelt thanks that goes out to those who were there for Michael and our Family. We would like to thank the 8th Floor Staff at Hotel Dieu, the Oncology Nurses at Met Campus, with a special thank you to Nurse Caroline, and the Staff at four west Met Campus for all their  love , care and  kindness. To all the Angels at Hospice, the Doctors, Nurses, PSW’s , PC’s and volunteers, with a special thank you to Lorna, please know that you will forever be in our hearts. In kindness, memorial donations to the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County  or the Windsor Essex County Humane Society would be appreciated. A family Private viewing has taken place with cremation to follow. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at


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