Obituaries

Landers, Michael

May 6th, 2009

michael-landersMichael O. Landers, age 75, of Wilmington, died May 6, 2009.

He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Butler) Landers, devoted father of Holly Landers of Wilmington, dear son of the late Timothy & Annie (McCarty) Landers, brother of Maggie O’Brien, Jimmy Landers, Pad Landers, and the late Anna Collins all of Ireland, dear friend of Kurt Bunting, Tony Santo, Tom Cullen, & Scottie Blades, also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Saturday, May 9th at 8:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 9:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours Friday, May 8th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

Memorial donations in Michael’s name may be made to Brain Tumor Research Fund, mail to: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brain Tumor Center, 300 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.

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7 Entries in Guest Book for “Landers, Michael”

  1. Anne Landers says:

    I will never forget you – my Sundays will never be the same again without your call………………

  2. Brian English says:

    Michael, like his two brothers, was a truly gentle human being. His interest in our lives, his sincere kindness and his determination to stay in touch down through the years has been a tremendous comfort to both Anne and me and an inspiration to our children.

  3. Kurt Bunting says:

    Michael was a dear and loyal friend of 40 years who was always there for everyone and anyone who needed a helping hand. He never asked for anything in return, execept to maybe sit, visit, and join him in a cup of tea.
    He made an impact on me that will last my lifetime and I will miss my dear friend a great deal, along with his weekly telephone calls to check up on me and what I was doing.
    His life centered around his wife “Miss Ellie” and his daughter Holly both of whom he loved more than anything.
    All of us who knew Michael are fortunate that he was part of our lives and he will be missed very very much.
    “Put the kettle on O’Shaugnessy; is that yourself??”

  4. Ralph Bailey says says:

    Michael was a special friend in my and Dot’s life. He was a generous free spirit always there in need. Our friendship dates to early Roadway days. We enjoyed El and Holly and visited many days while we lived in the state. Upon moving to Florida in the early 80s we alwaykept in touch visiting each other, always keeping the phone and e mail busy remembering Red Sox and Pats We will miss him greatly God Bless you Michael, our love and prayers to El and HOLLY. May ll, 2009

  5. Ralph Bailey says says:

    May 11, 2009 pm. Michael you’ll always be in my p rayers you were one true friend thru out our lives. we had some fine chats. you are one in a million.. Blessings Ralph

  6. Laurene Colford says:

    Mike has been a gift in my life. He was a great brother-in-law and a great friend. He truly cared for people and loved God. My sister, Eleanor, was the love of his life. My neice, Holly, was the apple of his eye. He could not have loved two people more. I treasure my time I had with Mike. I loved him with all my heart.

  7. Fiona Lennox says:

    Mike was a true gentleman in every sense of the word. He was kind, thoughtful and hardworking. I will always remember fondly the week-ends with Holly, Eleanor and Mike out looking at horses and over at the Allenhurst. My thoughts and prayers are with Holly, Eleanor and family both here & in Ireland. Fiona and family.

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