Michael R. Prince, 21, of Rutherford, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018.
He was born in Hackensack to Robert Prince and Kristen Melfa in 1996.
Michael grew up in Rutherford graduating from Union Elementary School and Rutherford HS. He was #55 for Rutherford HS Football team, and was on the wrestling team. Later he attended Plumbing Trade School.
Michael was enjoyable and a wonderful young man; those who knew him were touched by his spirit. He was a beautiful bright light to his family and friends. His departure has broken the hearts of so many. His wish was to be an organ donor to help the lives of others.
Michael will be forever missed by his mother, Kristen Gorrell and husband Frank, his father Bobby Prince and fiancé Kara Weist, his brother Andrew Gorrell, his grandparents, John & Mary Melfa, Thomas Prince, Sr., Anne & Lew Ogonowski, his aunts and uncles; Thomas Prince Jr., & Deborah., Diana & Robert Carney, John & Cheryl Melfa, Kathleen Barcelona, his cousins; Brielle & Gavin Prince, Emmett, Brooke and Mackenzie Carney, Ryan & Alex Weist, Jack & Anthony Melfa, Joseph Barcelona, Gina Barcelona, Daniel Newell and numerous family and friends.
Family will receive friends on Friday, January 12th from 4 to 8pm in the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford.
Funeral will be held on Saturday 8:30am from Funeral Home for 9:30am Mass of Christian Liturgy in the Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford,
followed by a Committal Service in East Ridgelawn Crematory Chapel, Clifton.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
PO Box 1000 Dept 142
Memphis TN 38101-9908