Miguel "Mike"'s Story
Miguel “Mike” Fuentes, 81, of Wingate, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the Jesse Helms Nursing Center.
Born March 21, 1936, in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Mike was the son of the late Miguel and Amada Morales Fuentes. In addition to his parents, his beloved wife, June Florence Luxton Fuentes and siblings, Ricardo, Charles, Peter and Rose Marie Fuentes also preceded him in passing. Mike worked his entire life in the plastics industry and retired from AEP, currently Berry Plastics, after 20 years of dedicated service. Mr. Fuentes was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to all and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his sons, Michael Fuentes and his wife, Corrine of Frenchtown, N.J., Edward Fuentes and his wife, Rexanna of Newark, Ohio, Bruce Fuentes and his wife, Emily of South Range, Wis., Timothy Fuentes and his wife, Pamela of Wingate, N.C.; siblings, Iraida Ledesma of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Leticia Soto of Congers, N.Y.; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to a charity of your choice to honor the life of Mike Fuentes.
Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel. An online guestbook is available at www.heritagecares.com.
Services in celebration of his life will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Community Church of Monroe, 224 East Old Highway 74, Monroe, NC 28112. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
The family will have a graveside service on May 20, 2017, in Wenham, Mass., for the burial of both Mike and his beloved late wife, June.
Published on  April 1, 2017