Michael Thomas Werner 45, of Ballston Spa, passed away peacefully at home early Monday, July 21, 2014. Born in Buffalo, NY on February 9, 1969, he was a graduate of Shenendehowa High School and Le Moyne College in Syracuse. Michael was a claims adjuster for State Farm Insurance.
Michael played soccer for Shenendehowa, Le Moyne and the Clifton Park Soccer Club. He participated in the 1983 international youth soccer tournament in Aberdeen, Scotland. Michael was an avid skier and bicyclist and participated in numerous road and mountain biking events as a member of the Saratoga Triathlon Club.
Michael is survived by his wife, Jodi; and their son, Aiden; his parents, Thomas and Bonnie Werner of Clifton Park; sister, Jennifer Platek (Philip) of Weston, CT; brother, Andrew Werner (Jennifer) of Ballston Spa; nieces and nephews, Eryn, Abigail, Anna and Phil; grandmother, Helen Nowak of Buffalo; mother-in-law and father-in-law, James and Karen Rulison of Mayfield; and sister-in-law, Jenny Rulison-Fisch (Aaron) of Mayfield.
Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. Friday, July 25, at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Saratoga Springs. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Armer Funeral Home Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.
Memorial contributions may be made to a fund to be set up for Michael and Jodi's son, Aiden.
Online remembrances may be made at www.armerfuneralhome.com.