Michael J. Botto of Nashua, NH Loving Fiancé, Father, Son, Brother and Friend

 

Michael Joseph Botto, 41, of Nashua, NH passed away

August 8, 2017 after a 5 year courageous battle with cancer.

Michael was born August 1, 1976, in Lowell, Massachusetts, and the son of Stephen and Colleen (Langan) Botto Sr.

He attended St. Louis Elementary School and continued his education at Greater Lowell Vocational High School graduating in 1994 specializing in electrical work. Michael worked for 25 years alongside his cousin at Bond Electric as a licensed electrician.

He enjoyed spending time with family, camping, and living a simple life. Above all else, he cherished the quality time he spent with his fiancé, son, siblings, parents, and friends.

Michael spent his youth at the ball parks, playing baseball, basketball, and soccer. He left a lasting memory for all those who got to witness him play.  He had so much fight and ability packed into such a small frame.  Along with the strength from his family, his fight and determination carried him until his final day.

He is survived by his parents; son, Michael Edward Botto; fiancé, Alecia Pare; sisters and their spouses, Keri and Kevin Boucher and Kristine and Don Drust; brother and spouse, Stephen Jr. and Melissa Botto; nephews, Jacob, Matthew, Joshua and Brewer; nieces, Lily, Abigail and Oakley; special friend, Keith DiRocco and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Michael was predeceased by grandparents, John Sr. and Dolly Langan and Stephen G. and Mary Botto.

A special and sincere thanks to all the doctors, nurses, and social workers from Tufts Medical, Lowell General Cancer Center and Merrimack Valley Hospice.

Visiting hours Thurs. 4 to 8 P.M. Funeral Fri. at 9A.M.from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10A.M. at St. Michael Church, 543 Bridge Street, Lowell, MA. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury, MA. Memorials may be made in Michael’s name to the Lowell General Hospital Team Walk for Cancercare. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

Visitation

August 10, 2017
4 to 8 PM
Dolan Funeral Home

Funeral

August 11, 2017
9 FH/ 10 Church
St. Michael Church 543 Bridge St. Lowell, MA
  1. Trisha Keyes says:

    Coach Botto and family,
    There are few words of comfort to speak in this time of sadness. May our Loving God bring peace to all who believe in His Crucifixion, Resurrection and Return for those who walked in Faith. Blessings to you and your beautiful family.

  2. Kenny Connerty says:

    To the entire Botto family during this difficult time I send my thoughts and prayers. I have always admired and appreciated the good you all bring to this world. Very sad day for your family and for all who have been touched by the Botto family. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing all of you and wish you peace knowing that Mike fought the good fight with courage and dignity

  3. Dubois says:

    Our prayers, thoughts, and hearts go out to the Botto family and close friends. We are truly sorry for this loss and think nothing of the best of “Mikey” Botto. An angel taken Way too soon. Again, our hearts and sincere sympathy to the family.
    Donna and Andy Dubois

  4. Walter & JoLynn VanDinter says:

    Our family sends our prayers during such a difficult time. There are no words deep enough to express our condolences.
    Sending love,
    The VanDinter Family

  5. Tina Lima Gaudette says:

    As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life’s routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Tina Lima Gaudette

  6. Phil and Marlene Dupont says:

    We are so sorry to hear this sad news! Very fond memories of baseball games.

  7. Danielle Metzler (Dubois) says:

    I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in my thoughts during this sad time. Rest easy Mike <3

  8. Sack and Kim Lakmany says:

    Kim and I am so very sorry for your loss, you are in our heart and prayers.

  9. Gail Brodeur says:

    To the whole Botto Family , sending Love , Hugs , Prayers and Strength during this time of grief . Peace be with you .

  10. Cindy Hastings says:

    Alecia and family, my heart aches for what you are enduring. You are in my thoughts.

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  12. Suzanne M Michaud says:

    To the Botto Family,
    Joe and I were saddened to see that Michael has passed away. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.
    With Deepest Sympathies,
    Joe and Sue Michaud

  13. Fisette says:

    Alecia,
    I’m so so sorry and sorry for all the pain.
    I didn’t know him that well but I know he was a loving dad and friend for you and your family.
    I’m away and can’t make it to the services but I’m thinking of you and little Michael along with the rest of his family.❤️
    Martha Fisette

  14. Martha Mahoney Miller says:

    Colleen, Steve and family: My sincere condolences for your loss. My heart breaks for all of you.

  15. Jim and Stacia Borodawka says:

    Iwill always remember Mikeys smile and quiet way ,whether playing 2nd base or on the soccer field . Despite never seeking attention,you could not help but be drawn to either giving him a pat on the head ,a arm eround his shoulder or just look at him and smile . Mikey you left us with so many nice memories and will be missed by so many.Rest well my friend

  16. Patti Meier says:

    Sincere condolences for the family and special prayers sent to my dear friend Alecia and their son Michael. My heart aches for you all. May you find love and peace from each other with the sharing of wonderful memories of Mike. God Bless

  17. Erica Borroto says:

    Alecia I will always be here for you.

  18. Barbara Nyder says:

    To the Botto family: Please accept my condolences for your heart-breaking loss. Keri, my heart goes out to you and your entire family.

    Barbara Nyder

  19. Lisa Lavigne says:

    Alecia and family I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  20. Ryan Rourke says:

    My condolences to the entire Botto family, I will always remember Mike as a teammate in little league and senior league baseball, how nice of a kid he was and how great of a ball player and athlete he was. Rest easy old friend

  21. Joanne and Don Anderson says:

    Keri so very sorry for your loss. I know by all your stories and Facebook posts that he will be missed but remembered and loved by all your family. Our prayers are with you and the family.

  22. Charlie Huggins says:

    Mr. & Mrs. Botto, Keri, Steve and Kristine,

    I consider myself one of the lucky ones to have known Mike and been able to call him a friend. I know he approached this like he approached everything in life, with nothing but 100% tenacity. He will absolutely be missed and you are all in my families thoughts and prayers.

  23. sheena kerrigan says:

    we had some great memories mike best times at your house camping hanging out .. you will forever be in my heart . love you alecia and eddie ! xoxoxooxo

  24. Jeff Auten says:

    My thoughts and prayers for Alecia and the entire Botto family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  25. Carol Ricard Hardwick says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My love, thoughts and prayers are with you. Carol (Ricard) Hardwick

  26. Melissa Gonyea says:

    I will always remember Michaels sweet smiling face. He was so kind to me during my difficult and awkward teenage years. I am so heartbroken to hear of his passing I’m thinking of everyone in the Botto and Langan families and all who loved Michael. May he rest in eternal peace.

  27. Sandy Duffy says:

    Keri I am so very sorry for your loss, you are in my heart and prayers . Thinking of you and your family .

  28. Amy Collman-Anello says:

    I am so sorry for your loss! My heart and prayers are with you and your family! ❤️

  29. Nicole Simard says:

    Keri, Steve, Jacob, Lily and Joshua, I am so sorry to hear about your loss.

  30. Danny Gilday says:

    To The Botto Family, I am Crushed about The loss of Michael.I will never Forget his smile ,his laugh, his Respect of his fellow Team Mates. And the Respect he always gave me.I am lost For Words,Please know I will have Mike and all of you in my prayers. God Bless all of You, Danny Gilday’

  31. Carmen Lefebvre says:

    So sorry to Hear about Michael my thoughts and prayers are with the whole Botto Family RIP Mike

  32. April Dowling says:

    Our hearts go out to the whole Botto family. Mike was a special person with such a wonderful presence and will be missed.

  33. Jill & Dave Crawford says:

    Melissa, Steve and the entire Botto Family, I am so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Dave and I are thinking of everyone during this tough time, and always. Much love…

  34. Brooke Fenton says:

    Dear Botto Family,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.

    With sympathy,

    Brooke Fenton

  35. Kelly Dugas Coveney says:

    Kristine, Mr & Mrs Botto, and Botto Family,
    Words just cannot even begin to say how sorry I was to hear of Mike’s passing this afternoon. Mike fought cancer like a champ all the way, just like a Botto does in everything in life. May you be comforted by all the goood times and memories you have of Mike.

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