Dec. 17, 1951 Jan. 29, 2013
Michael Anthony Cercone lost his 6-month battle with cancer on Jan. 29, 2013. He was born Dec. 17, 1951, in Youngstown, OH, and graduated from Youngstown State University with a BA in accounting. He was married to Christine Wilson on Feb. 20, 1982, in Indianola, WA.
Michael was a sales rep for Reliance Electric and several other companies before moving to Seattle, WA. He started his own company, Kinetic Solutions Inc., in 1992. After selling the business in 2008, he moved to Bend, OR, with his family.
Michael was a member of Awbrey Glen Golf Club and The Athletic Club of Bend, and enjoyed golf, tennis, traveling the world, good food and wine.
He is survived by his wife, Christine Cercone; and his daughter, Danielle Cercone, of Bend, OR; his parents, Angelo and Angeline Cercone of Youngstown, OH; and his sister, Joanne Pounds, of Birmingham, AL; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.
Michael was a kind and loving husband, father, son and brother, and will be truly missed.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701, whom we cannot thank enough for the loving care Michael received while he was ill.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the home of Christine and Danielle, 1359 NW Farewell Drive, Bend, OR 97701 on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at 4:00 p.m.
Baird Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 541-382-0903.