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Correia, Michael Joseph

Visiting on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 5-9 pm at Cobble Hill Chapels, 171 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:45 am at Immaculate Heart of Mary R.C. Church, 2805 Fort Hamilton Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11218
Mass will be live-streamed for those who cannot be there in person at the following link starting at 9:40am on Thursday ihm-brooklyn.org/live-mass-stream
An additional viewing will take place on Friday at Perry Funeral Home in his native New Bedford, Massachusetts followed by burial in New Bedford.
Michael Joseph Correia, 41, unexpectedly left this world, October 22, 2021 in New York. Born on December 12, 1979 in New Bedford, MA to Diomar and Dulce Correia, Michael was always very active in sports and had a particular love for soccer. Michael attended New Bedford High School and completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Massachusetts- Dartmouth. At age 24, Michael took on the biggest adventure of his life and spontaneously moved to NYC, where he experienced life in a way he never had before. He lived in Astoria, NY for several years before moving back to his hometown for family reasons and to complete his M.B.A from the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth. Shortly after completion, Michael returned to NYC.
Anyone who knew Michael knew how much he loved life, his family and friends, soccer, wine and his Portuguese heritage. He has left an impression on many and his memory will continue to live on in our hearts.
Michael leaves behind his wife, Suhaida Marina Correia, his 18 month old daughter, Sofia Alice Correia. Michael is also survived by his parents, Diomar and Dulce Correia, his brother Leonard Correia, his Uncle and Godfather, Joseph Ferreira, his tia Elvira, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Zafarullah and Jacqueline Bhatti, his brother-in-law, Suleiman Bhatti, as well as many other relatives including uncles, aunts and cousins.

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8 Responses

  1. Mike! It’s been years and when something terrible happens to someone good, it hurts no matter how long you’ve not seen him. You were a good person. I am so sorry for not keeping in touch. May God bless you and protect your wife and child. My condolences to your parents as no parent should ever have to go through this.

  2. My prayers are with you, your daughter and family. There are no words to describe the pain of losing a husband and father. May the Lord fill you with peace and comfort and provide you strength of spirit on this journey. Josie

  3. To Suhaida & Sofia, family and friends,
    I wish you all the healing in the world to help you get through this difficult time. May God bless and cover you! You are in my thoughts and prayers!
    Charlene Williamston-Alcime
    New York Times colleague

  4. Heidi,
    My deepest sympathies go out to you. Such heartbreaking news. I will keep you and and your families in prayer.

  5. To the Correia Family and Friends,
    My deepest condolences…Michael and I were colleagues at Springer Nature.
    May you continue to be filled with the Blessed memories he brought us all, as he now soars with the angels and watches over you.
    Yours In Prayer,
    Jade Green

  6. Only God Knows Why You’re were Taken So Soon. He knows Best. I Pray That God Grant You Eternal Peace & That He Watches and Bless Your Family & Friends In This Time Of Grief. Michael J. Correia, You Will Be Greatly Missed. R.I.P. ????????????

  7. Dear Heidi,
    I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with your family. Sending you strength to get through this difficult time. Please be strong for Sofia.
    Maggie

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