Michael "Mick" J. Dragoone

July 27th, 1952 - May 9th, 2018

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Michael J. “Mick” Dragoone, age 65, of Erie passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 surrounded by family.  He was born in St. Marys, Pennsylvania on July 27, 1952 a son of the late Richard S. Dragoone, Sr. and Shirley E. (Villella) Dragoone.

 

He was a graduate of Cathedral Prep and Edinboro University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.  Mick went on to work at the Gertrude Barber Center for over 20 years.  He then worked as a teacher’s aide with autistic children at Central High School before retiring in 2015.

 

Mick enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and was also a girls softball coach.  He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Pirates fan.  He most enjoyed being in the comfort of his own home with his darling.

 

He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra L. “Sandy” (Bechtos) Dragoone ; siblings Rick Dragoone, (Leslie) of Lake City, Ron Dragoone of Farmington, NY, Cheryl Avery (David) of Farmington, NY and Dave Dragoone of Fairport, NY.   He is also survived by his brother and sisters in law; Therese Bihler (Don), Mike Bechtos, Sue DiMarco (Julio) and Nancy Ross (Keith) all of Erie; and many loving nieces and nephews.

 

Mick’s family would like to thank his wonderful caregiver, Samia.  Her positive attitude and uplifting spirit always brought a smile to his face. 

 

Friends are invited to call on Monday from 2 until the time of a service at 6 pm with Msgr. Daniel Magraw at the Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street.  Burial will be private. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Emmaus Soup Kitchen, 345 East 9th Street, Erie, PA 16503.