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one of the kindest people I have ever known. I was lucky to have known him and his best friend and wife Pam
Michael Jude Sass
Michael Jude Sass of Fernandina Beach, FL passed away November 4, 2022 at home with his partner in life, for just over 46 years, Pamela Fisher Sass.
Born on February 11, 1945 in Ft. Lewis, Washington to the late John Francis Sass and Jean Frances Fitzgerald Sass. Michael grew up in Tawas City, Michigan, along the coast of Lake Huron, attended St. Joseph Elementary School, Tawas City High School, Michigan State University, joined the United States Navy then graduated from FCCJ in Jacksonville, FL. During his time at FCCJ he met Pamela, worked at the Amelia Island Care Center and began his 35 year career at UPS.
Michael cared about few possessions other than his ball glove and hockey stick. He did, however, cherish his family and friends, many of whom have preceded him in death: Ron Deering, Faris Vincent, Gary Largin, Tom Tyson, Ken Baker, Pat Rider, John Mc Kissic, Debbie Benedict, Carol Miller, Bruce & Sue Massey, brothers-in- law, Ray Prager, Jim Roti and cousins, Ron Steineman and Peter Selby.
Michael's joy came from trading stories with anyone and everyone. He leaves behind those stories with his family: John, Sally, Jessica, Chrystian, and Zoe Sass, Jim, Olive, Jason, Jayne, Christopher, Devon, and Cole Sass, Georgia, Tashira and Siarra, Glen & Mary (Sass) Kendall, Patrick, Angie, Jimmy, Danny, and Katie Roti, Phillip Roti, Geri Prager, Jonathan, Sara, Roman and Jet Prager, Julia, Kevin, Donovon, Tessa and Khloe Rossi, James, Kirsten, Tennyson and Kynziton Prager, Sarah, Dennis, Delylah and Kade Michael Boren. Craig Wilkins. Cousins Nancy, Kathy, and Robert Selby, Lauren Jean Steineman and Mark and Scott. Michael, Christina and McKenzie Steineman,
Michael's in-laws: Gene & Janet Fisher, Megan, Lee, and Camden Anthony, Joe, Steve, Andrew and Allison Miller. Suzanne, Shannon, and Gennifer Largin, Jake, Lydia and Ezra Corn, Wendy & Carl Mersch, Fallon & Leslie Vinson.
His friends the Battens, Stones, Hermans, Schenks, Hogans, Barbours, Ann Hobson, Sue Curtin, Todd and Gary Lake, Gary Shuran, Tysons, Reeds, Bryants, Ed, Jonathan Rider, Bobby Jack, Binks, Art Benedict, Chuck & Kate Miller, David Osteen and Treva, Bob, Paul Bond, Steve Holly, Chuck Hudson and Mike Snyder, Will Grant, Glenn and Kelly, Vic, Judy McKissic, Roberta, Frank, Linda, Simone & the Breakfast Club.
Michael never met a child or animal he didn't like.
Michael will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Jacksonville, FL on February 2023.
Donations may be made in Michael's memory to any charity of your choice.