Michael Deragon

Michael Louis Deragon

Wednesday, October 9th, 1946 - Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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Michael Louis Deragon
Horseheads, NY
Passed away on Tuesday morning, July 21, 2020, at the age of 73. Michael was born on October 9, 1946 in Hayward, Wisconsin, son to the late John “Jack” Deragon and Dorothy (Cadotte) Deragon of Bayfield, Wisconsin. Michael was a proud Native American hailing from the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewas. He is preceded in death by his wife Donna Lee (Retlick) Deragon and son Todd Allen (Brousso) Deragon. Michael is survived by his sons Troy William Brousso (San Antonio, TX) and Michael Louis Deragon II (Breesport, NY), and his granddaughter Willow Lee Deragon (Breesport, NY). Michael leaves behind many cousins, nieces and nephews throughout Wisconsin and Michigan. Michael was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church of Bayfield, WI and Saint Mary’s Our Mother of Horseheads, NY. Michael retired after 36 years from U.S. Steel where he worked on the Great Lakes as a Steward and merchant marine. After retirement, Michael moved to be with his sons and granddaughter. Michael enjoyed watching the Elmira Pioneers with his granddaughter. Private family services will be held at a later date due to pandemic protocols. In lieu flowers, those wishing to remember Michael please consider donations to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Special thanks to the Faulk Cancer Center for all their efforts and Meals on Wheels.
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Troy Brousso

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Troy Brousso

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Christmas 2016 with Willow excited to see what grandpa got her for a present.

Troy Brousso

Posted at 03:08pm
Dad loved it when Cathy, my cousin, would invite dad on their annual cruise. When was this Cathy?

Cathy Fowler Posted at 09:59am

That was Oct 2017

Troy Brousso

Posted at 03:05pm
Dad resting before presents to be opened on Christmas in Horeseheads.

Troy Brousso

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Dad taking Tenjing and I out to eat at the Diner. Really good breakfast that day.

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