Michael P. Cave

Michael P. Cave, 66, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly Sept. 7, 2017, in his daughter’s arms.

Born May 13, 1951, he was the son of the late Paul and Joanne (Huntley) Cave of Brocton.

In addition to his parents, Michael was pre-deceased by his loving wife, Shari; and daughter-in-law, Brenda Cave.

He is survived by his children: Eric Cave and Erin Quattrone, her children Reece and Lyric, as well as his first wife, Ella, all of Brocton. Also surviving is his brother, Mark (Jody) Cave of Brocton; his sister, Paula Cave of West-field; as well as a niece and nephews.

Michael graduated from Brocton Central School in 1969. Later graduating from Jamestown Community College where he studied nursing. Michael spent many years as a registered nurse and later in utilization management at Brooks Memorial Hospital before opening The Care Center in 1985. Since then, he has also opened and operated four pharmacies in the surrounding communities.

He was a dedicated Free Mason for most of his life, and past grand master. He enjoyed Coca-Cola and M&M collectibles, among many others. Hobbies included camping, fishing and watching horror/sci-fi movies with his children and grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service for Michael, which will be held at 11 a.m. Sa-turday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Morse Funeral Home, 51 Highland Ave., Brocton.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to “Jerry’s Kids” at mda.org or to Shriner’s Children’s Hospitals at 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607, as they provided him with the gift of mobility that changed his life.

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