Michael William Brady, 84, of Danville, PA passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Sat., Sept. 4
DANVILLE, PA - Michael William Brady, 84, of Danville, PA passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville PA. He was born on September 27, 1936, in Danville, PA the son of the late Joseph Brady and Mary Wesolowski Brady.
Mike graduated from Danville Area High School in 1954.
He served his country in the United States Navy from 1954-1962 and served on the USS Toledo.
Mike is survived by his devoted companion of 16 years, Sonya Schultz of Danville PA.
He was a member of Danville American Legion, the Elks, served on the Board of Directors at Danville Area Community Center, and was a USS Toledo Associate Member.
Mike was employed by Murdock Inc in California, West Coast Accudyne, Inc. and later retired from Aerojet also in California and ACF in Milton, PA. He was a self-taught Electronic Engineer. Mike was instrumental in designing control systems for one-of-a-kind machines and overseeing the installation of three machines in Europe and the United States.
He enjoyed going to Silver Sneakers, reading, puzzle solving, wine making and enjoyed hosting wine tasting parties with his companion.
Mike will be remembered for his sense of humor and love for sweets.
He is survived by two sons; Joseph Brady and Michael Brady and his wife, Pam and three daughters; Lenora Marker and her husband Scott; Gay Aldrich and her husband John and Angel Brady; all of California as well as ten grandchildren and two great- grandchildren; also, of California. Mike is also survived by his companion’s children; Candy Overdorf and her husband Ed, Karen Bialecki , Curtis Hileman and his wife Michele and their children and grandchildren. He is also survived by his companion’s stepson, Robert Schultz and his wife Mary Ann and their children and grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters; Margie Reddington of Ohio and Jo Girdner and her husband John of New Jersey. One aunt, Jenny Krason, of Danville and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his former wife, Arliss Evans.
A special thank you to Geisinger Medical Center hospice, Elizabeth Esslinger, Palliative Care and Caregiver Kasey.
A Celebration of Mike’s Life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Danville Area Community Center, 1041 Liberty Street, Danville, PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.