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Joshua Lukas Michael

Born: Sat., Mar. 5, 2005
Died: Sun., May 3, 2020

Funeral Service

Location: Omitted

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Joshua Lukas Michael, 15, of Lakeville MA, died unexpectedly of a rare medical syndrome on May 3rd, 2020 at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, RI.
Josh was a cherished member of the Anchor Academy community in Middleboro, where he was an honor roll student. Josh also attended The Bridge Center in Bridgewater during the summers and school vacations, where he most enjoyed archery, swimming, and caring for animals.
Josh loved playing video games with his friends. His most recent hobby was coin collecting where he acquired some unique, rare coins from friends and family. Josh had a love of classic rock, and enjoyed spending time with his “Auntie T” going out for weekend lunch  dates to various local restaurants.
He is survived by his loving parents Chad and David Michael, grandparents Ruth “Mémère” and Bill “Pépère” LaBonté of Bridgewater, Paula “Grammy” and Steve “Grampy” Kravetz of Randolph, Uncle Bill Jr. and his wife Kara, cousins Allyson and Matthew LaBonté of Bridgewater, Aunt TJ LaBonté of Bridgewater, and cousins Talia and Tessa Governanti of Bristol, NH. He is also survived by his Uncle Jay and cousins Zachary and Quinn Kravetz of Needham, as well as other loving uncles, aunts, cousins, neighbors, close friends, and his two loving dogs Milton & Frisco.

Josh was preceded in death by his Great Grandparents Mary & John “Jack” Williamson, of Brockton, Mary & Hervey “HL” LaBonte, of Brockton, Jeanne & Louis Budd, of Brockton, and Harriet & Samuel “Grampa Sam” Kravetz originally of Hull. He is also predeceased by his cousin Emily Paige LaBonté, of Bridgewater.
There will be no calling hours and a celebration of life will be planned for a future date.
In lieu of flowers, should friends and family desire to make a donation in memory of Joshua, as an expression of sympathy, donations may be mailed to Justice Resource Institute/Anchor Academy, 160 Gould St., Suite 300, Needham, MA  02494 Attn: Kim Thomas, or if you prefer to donate online please visit:  https://give.jri.org/give/254280/#!/donation/checkout 





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Lisa Kaminski
   Posted Tue May 05, 2020
Dear David,

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your son. I cannot imagine the pain you and your husband are feeling right now. I'll pray for you to have some peace in time when you can focus on all the joy Joshua must have brought you.

With sadness,

Lisa Kaminski

Aimee Conroy
   Posted Tue May 05, 2020
Dear Chad and David,

We are so sorry for your loss. Josh and Dan had so many good times together. We are all heartbroken. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Pete, Aimee, PJ, and Dan

Cindy Kasabian
   Posted Tue May 05, 2020
Chad and David
My heart goes out to you. You are wonderful parents and raised Josh with so much love and guidance. You were a great blessing to him. I am so sorry. Anything I can do please let me know. You are in my prayers. God bless you.

Nicole A Corbett
   Posted Tue May 05, 2020
Dear Michael Family,

I am heartbroken with this news. Joshua was full of love and all things silly and wonderful. I have thought of you all often and think of you even more now. When I think of Josh I remember when he would try to out think me and give me that impish grin with his head tilted just so. That look melted my heart, I would do anything to see his smile one more time. I truly loved working with your son and he will always be in my heart.

Our sincerest condolences for the loss of your son,
The Corbett Family

Dody Adkins-Perry
   Posted Tue May 05, 2020
Dear David and Chad,
I am so so sorry. You were and are wonderful parents and I can't imagine anything harder than losing Joshua.
Love, Dody

Tamra Scott
   Posted Tue May 05, 2020
David, so sorry to hear this news. Prayers & sympathy for you & your family.
Tamra Scott

Lauren and Kevin Burrill
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020
Chad and David, we are so truly sorry for your loss. Hugs to you and your entire families.
With Love, Lauren & Kevin

Karen Ellis
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020
Dear David and Chad,

My condolences on your loss. Josh will be missed by so many at The Bridge Center. I will always remember his kind heart which is a quality you both have.

Deepest sympathy,
Karen Ellis

Geraldine Daigler
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020

To all of Josh’s family members, and friends who loved him,
we wish you peace and comfort in your time of sorrow.

Ken and Gerry

Eileen O'Shea
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020
Dear Chad and David,

My very deepest sympathy for the loss of your son Joshua.

I remember when you were first blessed with Joshua and how happy you were. You are amazing parents and my heart just aches for you.

Rest in Peace Joshua.

Barbra and Spero Deamantopoulos
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020
Dear Dave and Chad,
We are so saddened to hear of Josh's passing. We will always remember him as a sweet, happy, affectionate boy.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
All our love,
Barbra and Spero

Troy Kent
   Posted Thu May 07, 2020
Dear Michael family,

I am deeply sorry for your sudden loss of Joshua. I had the honor of being one of his counselors while being a part of The Bridge Center. Joshua was a standout camper who was kind, patient, and compassionate to all he encountered. I got to share many fun memories with Joshua, including archery competitions (he would always win), searching for the snapping turtle in the pond, talking about video games on the playground, and riding the tandem bike together. Camp connect will never feel quite the same without Joshua. I wish your family the best during these strange times.

Troy Kent

Darcy Hubbard
   Posted Fri May 08, 2020
Sending you all love and light and wishing you peace during this horrible time. May you find some solace in your memories and in knowing how deeply and profoundly you changed Joshua’s life for the better. He was so loved and he knows that.
Much love,

Maria Martin
   Posted Fri May 08, 2020
Joshua always will have a special place in my heart. He was a wonderful young man. He was full of energy, enthusiasm and curiosity.
Even through his life was shorter than it should have been, he had a positive impact on people’s lives he touched.
You two were wonderful parents to him. May your memories of him get you through these difficult times.
Mrs. Martin

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