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Michael Nolan

July 22, 1942 - June 5, 2021


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

June 5, 2021



Birth Date:

July 22, 1942

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Michael Nolan

Michael W. (Mike) Nolan, 78, a lifelong Waverly resident, passed away Saturday morning, June 5, 2021 at Elderwood, his home for the last nine years.

Michael was the son of the late Alice Murphy Nolan and James Nolan.

He was predeceased by his infant sister Nora and his brother-in-law Bryce Sheffler Jr.

He is survived by his sister, Maggie Sheffler of Athens and brother Tom Nolan and Larry Friesen of San Francisco, Travis, Diana and Nolan Sheffler and Collin Sheffler, Logan and Kelly Kautz, all of Waverly, as well as his special friend Suzy Wright.

Also surviving his are many Nailen, Murphy, Perrault, Barnes, Russell and Nolan cousins.

Michael had a wide range of friends who were very dear to him.

Michael was a graduate of Waverly High School and a graduate, with honors, of Elmira College. He was employed by the Ingersoll Rand for many years. His interests were many, ranging from history and photography to bird watching.

He was a devout Catholic, praying the Rosary often for many family members and friends to causes he believed in. He was congregant of St. James Catholic Church all his life. Michael was a very compassionate, caring man.

A funeral Mass and memorial service will be held on Friday, July 23 at 10 a.m. at St. James Church in Waverly.

The family wishes to thank the many kind caregivers at Elderwood.

Anyone who wishes to make a memorial gift may do so by supporting the Valley Food Pantry at 418 Waverly St., Waverly, NY 14892.

Sympathy Messages

From: Kristy Schrader
So sorry for your loss , mike was the sweetest person ever. I was a pleasure to be part of his life while at Elderwood.

From: Barbi Hallett Sloat
Sorry to hear of Mike's passing-He was a very special Friend to My Dad John and could make everyone laugh! He will sadly be missed!! He always had a great joke to tell- RIP Mike

From: Cassandra LPN
My heart is heavy from the loss of Mike.  Out of all the people I have cared for at Elderwood he really was the sweetest. He was always quick to make sure I knew I was appreciated and caring for him was an honor that I will always cherish.  I am truly sorry for the family and friends' loss.

From: Terri wittig
Was always kind and smiled when u seen him. Loved to tell ppl his joutneys and stories. Always had to tell us his jokes when we walked down thr hall way, I think my fav memory is his jokes, they will b missed along with him. Rest in Pete Mike,

From: Sylvia Montgomery Herrington
Hello Maggie, So many happy memories of growing up on AthensSt. and Mike was such a good friend of my whole family. He spent a lot of time talking history with my Pop at the kitchen table. God Bless, Sylvia

From: Elaine and Marvin Yeakel
So sorry to hear one of our former neighbors has passed away. He will be missed! We saw him at the RPH and passed the time of day!!
Take care
Elaine and Marv

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