Michael J McGlauflin Sr.
July 1, 1961 - March 29, 2020

Michael (Mike) J McGlauflin Sr., 58, died peacefully at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Wilmington, NC on
March 29, 2020 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Mike was great with his hands: he was a talented gardener, home renovator and woodworker. He enjoyed riding his Harley, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a loving husband, father, Pop Pop to his grandchildren, and a loyal friend to all. Mike is survived by his wife Bonnie of 25 years, daughters Amber (Daniel) Pressley of NC, Ashley McGlauflin of CT, and Vanessa (Joseph) Linnus of FL, his son Michael Jr. of CT, 10 (yes, 10) grandchildren, and several brothers and sisters. Mike was predeceased by his father Harold McGlauflin and mother Mildred McGlauflin. Mike’s family sincerely appreciates the care and compassion given by Duke Cancer Center and Lower Cape Fear LifeCare during his journey.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Duke Cancer Center (in Durham, NC), or LUNGevity. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date.


14 Comments

  • Evelyn Kennedy Posted March 31, 2020 3:49 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family at this difficult time ?

  • Peggy Dubuque Posted March 31, 2020 6:53 pm

    Bonnie, so sorry for yours and your family’s loss. ?❤

  • Rosie Williams Posted March 31, 2020 7:10 pm

    I’m very sorry for your loss.
    I remember Mike with his sweet smile ,gentle and conpasion friend to me always.??

  • Victoria Nolan Posted March 31, 2020 9:07 pm

    Bonnie,I am so very sorry for your loss my deepest condolences and sympathy to you and your family, I dont know if you remember me but I am Pam Welch’s little sister,again I am truly sorry for your loss ?❤

  • Margaret L Boos Posted March 31, 2020 9:27 pm

    Bonnie to you and your family my condolences and hope that you will always remember the good times to bring a smile back to all of your faces, Your cousin Margaret

  • Marguerite Gavaletz Posted March 31, 2020 9:48 pm

    Deepest condolences and sympathies to you and your family.

  • Tara and James Evans Posted March 31, 2020 11:35 pm

    Sending our love to your family. Mike was such a loving and caring person. He made an impact on both our lives, always providing positive and meaningful words of wisdom.

  • Nimmie Bryant Posted April 1, 2020 7:17 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss.Mike was sweet guy and a great cousin.He will be missed a lot. God bless all of you.

  • Rhonda Wynn ramsey Posted April 2, 2020 1:52 am

    Thomas, I’m so sorry for the loss of Mike for you, your sisters , bonnie and all the children. He was a fighter that’s for sure…always had been. I will miss his little notes of encouragement. I’ll miss him, but we will all have our wonderful memories

  • Tracey Harris Posted April 2, 2020 1:34 pm

    At a loss for words, other than he was a tremendous friend, that is irreplaceable. Love you Mike and Bonnie. My heart breaks for you, Bonnie and family.

  • Mary Ann and John Furniss Posted April 4, 2020 6:05 pm

    Mike was a dear friend of ours and we will miss him greatly. Every time I look around our house, I see something Mike helped us fix. God’s got a wonderful handyman at his side now! Our thoughts and prayers are with Bonnie and the rest of the family.

  • Kim Timko Posted April 6, 2020 11:49 am

    Bonnie, I am so sorry for the loss of your love of your life. Mike will be with you always. My deepest condolences, Kim

  • RAY DENNIS Posted April 6, 2020 8:20 pm

    What a fighter, he never gave up! Long haul and always kept laughing. Great guy.

  • Dan George Posted April 7, 2020 1:45 am

    Mike was a true friend to anyone that knew him. I wish I had seen him more recently than I had. I will never forget my friend and the times we did have. Bonnie, I am heartbroken for you and the family. May we all be good enough to see him again someday.


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