Michael A. Sladen

May 27, 1949 - August 29, 2020

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A private graveside service will be held.

Michael Arthur Sladen, 71 of Fort Pierce, Florida, died unexpectedly on August 29, 2020.

He was born on May 27, 1949 in Sanford, Maine, the son of George Fred and Muriel Joyce (Whitcomb) Sladen. Mike attended schools in Sanford and graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1967 and was on the basketball team.

Michael was an avid reader of Stephen King books and a loyal and generous friend, always willing to lend a hand. He enjoyed watching all the New England sports teams play.

He loved music from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s, especially the Doo-Wop genre and had an extensive record collection that he was immensely proud of.

In the summers when his kids were younger, he looked forward to talking them camping at various campgrounds throughout the state of Maine.

He is predeceased by his mother, father, and sister Muriel Anne Sladen.

Mike is survived by his wife of 25 years, Marguerite “Meg” (White), his son Wayne Sladen and wife Becky, daughter Jeanne McMenimen and husband Shawn, brothers Mark Sladen and wife Sue, Jeffrey Sladen and his partner Stanley Lariviere, and Dan Sladen. Also, by his grandchildren, Abigail Sladen, Jacob Sladen, Ella McMenimen, Molly McMenimen and Mia McMenimen and many nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.

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