Michael R.'s Story
Michael R. Stockman, 58, passed away on April 28, 2017, in Mass General Hospital. He was the loving husband of Lisa (Novicki) Stockman, with whom he would have shared 30 years of marriage this July.
Born in Buffalo, New York on January 16, 1959, he was the son of Richard and Nancy (Kereacou) Stockman of Marco Island, Florida. Michael was raised and educated in Norfolk, Mass., and received his Bachelor’s degree in Business from Bentley College. Michael was employed with Raytheon for over 30 years, most recently as the Financial Execution Leader for Strategic Affordability Analysis.
Michael and his wife, Lisa moved to Danvers in 1988, where they raised their family. He was a communicant of Saint Richard Parish. Michael was a devoted family man. He never missed his children’s activities and especially enjoyed watching his son play hockey at St. John’s Prep and his daughter play clarinet in the Danvers Falcon Marching Band.
Besides his wife, Lisa, he is survived by two children, Benjamin Stockman of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Elinor Stockman of Danvers; three siblings, Cheryl Kewley and her husband, Mike of Boylston, Kathy Stockman and her partner, Dina Gentile of Wilmington and Richard Stockman of Hull; Lisa’s siblings and their spouses, Kay and Gary Green of Acton, Mass., Sally and Kevin Denny of Orange, Conn., and Bill and Susan Novicki of Winchester, Mass.; his beloved nieces and nephews; and his best girl, Nala.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017, in Saint Richard Church, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Michael’s name to St. John’s Prep Hockey Program, 72 Spring St., Danvers, MA 01923 or the Danvers Parents for Music Education (PME), Box 2145, Danvers, MA 01923. www.LyonsFuneral.com.
Published on  May 2, 2017