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Michael Macken, 68, of Stockbridge

After college, Michael changed gears and became a professional long-distance trucker, working for several companies including Beacon Moving and Storage in New York and UPS.

Mr. Michael W. Macken, 68, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at his home in Stockbridge. Michael was born March 8, 1950, in Pittsfield, the son of the late William M. and Freda K. Potter Macken. He was raised in Stockbridge, attended Williams High School and graduated from the Monument Mountain Regional High School class of 1968.

Michael attended St. Joseph’s College of Florida for two years before transferring to Fordham University in New York. After college, Michael changed gears and became a professional long-distance trucker, working for several companies including Beacon Moving and Storage in New York and UPS. Besides his passion for trucks, Michael enjoyed metal detecting as well as collecting coins and antiques. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in Stockbridge.

Mr. Macken leaves behind his daughter, Samantha, of Australia; his two brothers: Norman of Stockbridge, and Gary and wife Laurie of Danvers; his nephew, Nathaniel Parks and daughter Lydia; his two nieces: Abigail and Elizabeth; and his former wife, Nancy Macken, of Westfield.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Porchlight VNA in care of Kelly Funeral Home, 3 Main St., Lee, MA  01238.

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