Ware- Michael J. LaCroix, 52, passed away surrounded by love, December 22, 2021 at Baystate Medical Center. Mike was born November 11, 1969 to James LaCroix and Lorraine M. (DePace) Naglieri. He has been a lifelong resident of Ware graduating from Ware High School and continuing his education at STCC where he graduated with and associates degree as a drafting engineer. He has worked at Ethosenergy in Chicopee for more than 30 years. He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Monson. Mike enjoyed playing golf, exploring New England wine trails, and visiting the casinos. He enjoyed watching his son play baseball and embraced his Goddaughter's dance recitals.
Mike leaves his wife of 28 years, Kimberly M. (Towlson) LaCroix. He leaves his mother, Lorraine and step-father Anthony Naglieri; his father James and step-mother Deborah LaCroix all of Ware; two brothers Dana Naglieri of Ware, Matthew Naglieri and his wife Kelly of Chicopee; a sister Sarah LaCroix of Ware; a nephew Evan Naglieri of Chicopee; goddaughters, Amber Griffin and Makayla Smith of Springfield; a bonus sister, Betsy Medina of Springfield; a bonus daughter, Ariel and her husband Adam Bryant of Chester and his grandpup "Twix". Mike was predeceased by his beloved son, Jeremy M. LaCroix in 2016.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday, December 28, 2021 from 4-7pm. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
The family would like to thank the Baystate medical team in the emergency department and ICU for their care and compassion.
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