REPUBLISHED FROM THE JUNE 7 GRAND ISLAND DISPATCH
Michael John Marriage, 67, of The Villages, Fla., died Monday, April 29, 2013.
Born April 24, 1946, in Hornchurch, Essex, England, he was a retired mechanical engineer in the printing industry, primarily with Moore Business Forms. He moved to The Villages, from Grand Island in 2011. He also lived in Niagara Falls for 13 years where he owned and operated The Elizabeth House Bed and Breakfast with his wife.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. His passion was listening to music.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth A. Marriage, of The Villages; sons Robert Marriage (Christine) of Rochester, Matthew Marriage (fiancé Lisa) of Buffalo; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service is planned for Saturday, June 8, at 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Grand Island (Niagara Room), 100 Whitehaven Road. Family and friends may call at the hotel from 1 to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1053 N. Orlando Ave., Suite 1, Maitland, FL 32751.