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38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Michael S. McDonnell

04/30/1969 — 02/14/2020

Michael S. McDonnell smiling for his photo being taken

Michael S. McDonnell, age 50 of Leroy Twp., passed away February 14th, 2020. He was born April 30th, 1969 in Cleveland to the late Brian and Mary Anne McDonnell.

Mike worked for Progressive Insurance as an IT Engineer.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and riding his Harley Davidson. He loved his family, especially being a father.

Mike is the loving husband of Darlene McDonnell (nee D’Angelo); devoted father of Zachary Hunter McDonnell; dearest brother of Brian (Candace) McDonnell, Kathy (Jim) Kuzniakowski and Kevin (Donna) McDonnell; cherished uncle of Megan and Kelley McDonnell, Kayla and Matthew Kuzniakowski, Sarah, Amy and Jill McDonnell; son in law of Doreen D’Angelo; nephew and cousin of many.

The McDonnell family will receive friends from 3-8 PM Friday, February 21, 2020 at McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center Street, Mentor. Memorial Service will be held at 10 AM Saturday at St. Patrick Church, 16550 Rock Creek Rd., Thompson.

Burial at All Souls Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral and Cremation Services.

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9 Replies to “Michael S. McDonnell”

  1. Darlene McDonnell February 16, 2020 at 2:34 pm

    To the most amazing man that I could have ever been blessed to love! You walked into my world and from that very moment you had my heart and I never looked back. You gave me the greatest gift anyone could ever receive the day our son Zachary was born and promise to watch over him and take care of him for you everyday for the rest of my life. Fly high and god speed my love until we meet again someday❤️❤️❤️❤️


  2. We are sending all our Love I am so sorry for your loss. Our heart breaks for you ❤️


  3. The memories are countless and will be held so dear in our hearts!was definitely one of a kind and Tom and I will miss him terribly


  4. Journey Karla (DeBratto) February 17, 2020 at 1:10 am

    I’m so sorry to hear about his passing. Sending prayers to the entire family.


  5. Doreen D’Angelo (Mom) February 17, 2020 at 3:22 pm

    Loved you more then you knew. Always there when I needed help. Best son – in law any one could have had. You will always be in my heart forever. Wonderful husband and dad. ❤️


  6. I worked with Mike at Progressive Insurance. He was such a sweet person. He always had a smile on his face. He was well loved within the Progressive. When he would come over to our area he would get a smile and a lot of laughter from our group. We felt like he was part of our group. I would always get teased by him as well as a couple of people in our group which made him laugh. Such a kind man. He will be truly missed by all.


  7. Our friendship became stronger over time. Mike was a go to guy for me when it came to getting on the water to decompress and be at one with nature on the water. Lots if great conversations and sound advice. A dear friend.


  8. Doreen D’Angelo (Mom) February 17, 2020 at 7:08 pm

    Most wonderful husband and father. Also son-in- law anyone could have had. Was always there when needed. I love him so much just like he was my own son . Will always be in my heart forever. ❤️❤️❤️ Your second Mom


  9. Darlene and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Please cherish and share each and every memory. I will pray for all of you.


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