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Michael J. Masaitis

Michael J. Masaitis, “Mickey”, age 64, of Gloversville, died Friday, September 10, 2021 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, with his daughter at his side.

He was born June 2, 1957 in Amsterdam, the son of the late Alex and Vera Tambasco Masaitis. He was a 1976 graduate of Gloversville High School and later worked in designing and implementing process controls and also did electrical maintenance at Beech-Nut/Life Savers in Canajoharie for many years as well as several other local companies. He was a phenomenal artist/painter and an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed being in the woods hunting and fishing.

Michael is survived by his daughter, Katie Masaitis; three siblings, Jeanette Kadaraitis, Alex Masaitis and Kathy VanNostrand (Richard); two nephews, Ross and Ben VanNostrand; and a niece, Alexandra Masaitis-Yorks.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Friday, Sept. 17 at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 151 S. Main St; Gloversville, with the Rev. Matthew Wetsel officiating.

Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.

Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com51 Fremont St., Gloversville725-1121