SPENCER: Michael J. Jette, 41 of Spencer passed away surrounded by his family, on Thursday, December 1 at Marborough Hills Nursing Home after a long struggle with addiction. Michael leaves his parents; Anne Marie(Monette) & Ronald "John" Jette Jr. of Spencer, his sister Carolyn Jette and her long time boyfriend Jonathan Stevens & two nieces, Bethany & Julianne Linstedt of Millbury. He leaves his paternal grandmother, Janet (Gauthier) Jette & his maternal step grandmother, Lorraine (Dumais) Monette, aunts, uncles & cousins. He is predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Ronald Jette Sr. & his maternal grandparents, Richard & Claire (Ducharme) Monette. Michael was a graduate of David Prouty High School & UMASS Stockbridge School of Agriculture. He started his own landscaping business that was very successful immediately because of his work ethic & great personality.
Loosing his business to addiction, he later worked for Monette Landscape & Construction until his disease got the best of him again. Michael loved being an uncle to his two nieces,enjoying the time they had together. He had a heart of gold. He loved to play cribbage & was an avid Boston Red Socks fan. Michael spent the last four months at Marlborough Hills Nursing Home where he touched the lives of everyone, from residents, to visitors & staff. He finally took responsibility for his choices surrounding his addiction & tried to tell his story to help others there. We want to extend our sincere thanks & gratitude to the caring staff at Marlborough Hills that showed compassion & love to Michael & his family while he was a patient there.
Michael's funeral will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from the J.HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer with a funeral Mass @ 11am in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 7 Church St., Spencer. Calling hours will precede the service on Wednesday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mary, Queen of the Rosary Cemetery, Spencer. In lieu of flowers, to honor Michael’s memory you may donate to: Learn 2 Cope, 4 Court St., Suite 110, Taunton,MA 02780.