Michael A. Clifford “Big Mike”
64, Lifelong resident of Canaryville, passed away April 22, 2023. Devoted Father of Michael A. Clifford Jr. and Carl (Sarah) Clifford; loving brother of Carol (late Jim, Retried CPD) Henderson, Kathleen (Jack, Retired CPD) Doyle; also survived by dear nieces Mary Margaret and Colleen, nephew Johnny, and many more fond nieces, nephews, and friends; fun-loving god-father of Justin Bracken; and soon to be Grandpa to Link Clifford, and step-grandpa of Gabriel Williams.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother Catherine A. Clifford (nee Kave), and two brothers Robert and William Clifford.
Mike was a member of the Canaryville S.A.C Club. He was a dedicated 30+ year employee of Scientific Home Windows, and extremely skilled self taught electrician. One of Mike’s favorite past times was ATV riding. His family described him as a true handyman, and “Jager Mixologist!” He was a hard worker and always eager to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Mike will be remembered for his outgoing, energetic, and lively personality. He was a devoted son, father, brother, uncle, God-father, and friend who will always be remembered and never forgotten.
Services at McInerney Central Chapel, 4635 S. Wallace Street, Chicago, IL 60609 on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 from 3-8 pm. Funeral Thursday, May 4, 2023 with chapel prayers at 9am to St. Gabriel Church, 600 W. 45th St., Chicago for a 10 am Mass of Christian Burial. Cremation has taken place in accordance with his wishes.
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