Sardano, Michael Joseph, 99, of Clearwater, Florida passed away on June 18, 2019. Born in Montreal, Canada, Mike was the eldest male in a family of 9 children. He was a loving & caring son to parents, Carmella & Giuseppe, & brother to siblings, Lina, Philly, Jenny, John, Paul, Mary, Helen & Daniel. Mike loved family, friends, sports & life. He left school at an early age in order to help support his family during the Depression. A hockey injury kept him out of uniform during WWII, but he supported the war effort in the aviation sector. Soon after, Mike embarked in a career in sales. He met & fell in love with Noreen Crawford, a nurse, from Erinsville & they married in 1951. Mike & Noreen retired to Florida in 1983. They had been married 57 years when Noreen passed away in 2007. He is survived by his sons, Joseph & James, daughters-in-law, Colleen & Linda, grandchildren, Michael, Stephanie (Sam) & Sara, & great-grandchildren Carson & Maddox. ‘Pap-Pap’ inspired each of his grandchildren to ‘be a somebody’. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, September 27th at 11AM at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Erinsville. This will be followed by the dual urn burial of Mike Sardano & his beloved wife, Noreen Crawford Sardano at Assumption Cemetery. Afterwards, the family will host a 'Celebration of Life' for family & friends at the HANNAH FUNERAL HOME in Tamworth from 1-3PM,
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