Michael Tsoumpas

michael tsoumpas

August 10, 1964 ~ February 6, 2022

Born in: New York City, New York
Resided in: Hayward, California

Michael ‘Mike’ Tsoumpas of Hayward, CA passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 6, 2022. He was 57 years old. He was born in 1964 to Katina and Costas Tsoumpas in NY and was raised in Flushing, NY.

Mike was an extraordinary man with a warmth greater than the sun. He embraced all in his company with his radiance. He was kind, loving, and caring. He was a Aviation Maintenance Technician for 33 years with United. He was proud of his Greek heritage and his adopted Irish heritage. Mike touched the lives of all he met often through his presence, kind words, sense of humor, and many shared interests. Mike took many adventures often with family and friends. He had a passion for fresh food, cooking, and sharing meals with those he loved. Often Mike and Rosemarie would spend their time together and loved to have adventures whether it was on foot, motorcycle, car, or plane.

He will be greatly missed and his memories treasured by his loving wife, Rosemarie, who loved him dearly. His sister Argy and her husband, Michael Mantikas, their son, John Paul. His brother-in-law Thomas Donohue and his wife, Camille and their children, Joe and Samantha. His sister-in-law Susie Uliano and her husband, Lou and their daughter, Suzanne Demby and husband, James and his grand niece, Sadie. His sister-in-law Donna DiBona, and her husband Joseph, and their children Sara Lugo husband Andrew, Victoria Raso and husband Edward, and Lisa, his goddaughter. Along with a host of aunts and uncles, cousins, cherished friends, neighbors, and coworkers.

He was predeceased by his mother, Katina Tsoumpas, and his in-laws, Sarah and Bernard Donohue.

The family appreciates the out pouring of love and asks in lieu of flowers, donations in Mike’s name may be made to Disabled American Veterans and Tunnel to Towers.

Visitation will be on Monday, February 21, 2022 during the hours of 1:30 – 4:30 PM with a Memorial Service beginning at 3 PM.

Services

Visitation: February 21, 2022 1:30 pm - June 18, 2024 3:00 pm

Room: Garden Chapel

Berge Papas Smith Chapel of the Angels
40842 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538

510-656-1226
https://www.bergepappassmith.com

Funeral Service: February 21, 2022 3:00 pm - June 18, 2024 4:30 pm

Room: Garden Chapel

Berge Papas Smith Chapel of the Angels
40842 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538

510-656-1226
https://www.bergepappassmith.com

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  1. We (the Wredberg’s) will miss you forever.. you were such a shinning light in our lives… I love you my friend.. until we meet again ❤️🙏❤️

  2. CandleMike loved you then love you now always have and always will. There is no one like you and never will be another one like you. You will be missed terribly and will never ever be forgotten. Until we meet again…..💔

  3. CandleWe will forever miss your gentle way and wholehearted kindness. RIP Mikey. Love you forever💔❤️

  4. We will miss you, friend. So many great memories we had camping, baseball games, game nights, vacations, and Greek festivals. We were so lucky to have you in our lives.
    Our paths will cross again our dear friend.❤️

  5. CandleMike from day one, your passion for life, motorcycles, food, travel and good times always made me think and dream. Your knowledge and life stories equaled your acts of kindness. Szilvia and I will never forget your generosity at our wedding and you made my wife so happy with your green gifts and love of flowers, trees and nature. As I think of your booming laughter on our motorcycle trips. I wish we took so many more. I very much enjoyed your friendship. I appreciated more than you ever know the love you showered on my friend and your wife, Rose. Ride fast my friend you have places to visit on your journey. 🙌🏻 You will remain in our hearts!

  6. CandleLove you forever cousin Mikey. Thank you for enriching our lives with your warm and gentle heart, your sincere and caring ways, your natural humor that made so many fun times even more fun with lots of deep belly laughs. Thank you for loving my cousin Tootsie as you did, and for the beautiful fun-filled life of adventure and friends that you shared. Love you forever, our hearts are broken, until we meet again… Rest In Peace. Love, AnnMarie, Roger & Kaitlyn, Aunt Midge & Uncle Joe

  7. Mike I can’t believe your gone, it’s like a bad dream or should I say nightmare. We have so many Memories. Mike you always knew how to get the party started and make people laugh. I will forever Cherish st Patrick’s day and all our times together at Susie’s and Lou’s close to my Heart.,Gone to soon.. never to be forgotten..Rest my Friend 🙏😢🙏🥲

  8. CandleMike will be truly missed. His warm smile was always the first thing you noticed about him. Truly sorry to hear of this sudden passing. Praying for all who are hurting. Love to all

  9. CandleMy dear brother you are a beautiful soul and God wanted you close to Him. I wish that circumstances were different, and that I would be able to make up for lost time. You are however in a much better place now and this is not good bye. One day we shall meet again. Rest in peace. I love you.

  10. What devastating news to hear that Mike has left us. Heaven is blessed to have another angel
    Mike had a huge heart and even bigger zest for life. No words can express how truly sorry we are Rose Marie on your loss – cherish your many memories and look for the many “signs” he will bring you – we are sure there will be lots! Rest In Peace Mike –

    Forever in our hearts ♥️
    Fran Kleinbard and Irv Esko

  11. Candle“Your wings were ready but our hearts were not”. Mikey, thank you for coming into our lives. You were an amazing, kind hearted, caring, loving brother-in-law and uncle. The best…. We will miss your warm hugs and your gentle voice saying I Love You!! And your laugh!!! Mikey thank you for giving my sister, Tootsie so many great memories to treasure. You will forever remain in our hearts and your spirit will always be felt. Until we meet again. Fly high sweet Mikey!! Love you forever, Donna, Butchie, Sara, Lugo, Vicki, Eddie and Lisa

  12. CandleIt is with a heavy heart that I write these words, to say that we are devastated by the untimely and sudden passing of Mike is an under statement, his kind and loving personality brightened up even the dullest day. His ability to mix with all of us, young and old, was a joy to behold, he was a ‘people’ person, easy to sit and chat to, easy to listen to, and, above all, great to laugh with.
    Our hearts are broken for you too, Tootsie, your loss is immeasurable, but, please rest assured that we will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this saddest of times.
    May Mike rest in peace.
    Always loved and remembered,
    Colm and all your Irish family.

  13. CandleMy son, there is no friend as loyal ,thoughtful , and with a heart as beautiful as yours . It was an honor knowing you and although the empty space you have left in our lives will never be filled , the joy and laughter you left in the wake of your presence in the lives of me , Carlos , Mary , and Barbie will sustain us till we are united again .

  14. CandleMikie… to say that we would miss you It’s such a cliché and understatement… Your love for others and life was so BIG And always so loving… Your kindness and laughter permeated every occasion… You always had a smile and a good word for everyone… Our Emerald Isle vacations were always so much fun! You will be so missed! Your wings were ready… But our hearts are not… Thank you for loving us! Fly high with the Angels now…

  15. CandleMikey I’m so sad to hear of your passing. My heart aches . But I want to thank you for a wonderful friendship. I feel Blessed to have you and Rose in my life. I will keep a special place in my heart for you. I will miss your camp fires and all the Mets Games with you,Rose and the Gang. I can hear you in heaven Let’s Go Mets.
    I ❤️ You Mike and Rose . RIP 🙏

  16. CandleMike, I cant believe your gone. We’ve shared so much, so many memories, so many good times & some bad.
    Part of me is gone now also.
    I just wish I had one last chance to say goodbye & remind you of what a true friend you have always been to me.
    I will never forget you brother. A part of you will always be with me.
    Rest In Peace
    My oldest & best friend
    I Love You

  17. CandleMike,
    I just can’t wrap my head around it that you are gone and with our Lord now.
    We were the best of friends me, you and Steve and we did everything together. Although we didn’t talk as much as we used to I would do anything for my brother. Rest In Peace. God Speed.
    Love you Hank

  18. CandleWhat an amazing and kind hearted man. He shown with such a light. It was always such a joy to spend time with him which was full of life and laughter. His love for Rosemarie was incredible and it was so nice being around them together. I’m going to miss your smiling face Mike and hope to see it again some day.

  19. CandleMike! We grew up so close to each other but I did not meet you until we went to Oakland . As true new yorkers we gravitated to each other. Our Queens Would span 2 plus Decades. We cheered our beloved mets wherever they played in the Bay area. Mike loved which made it so easy to love him back. The four letter word that I would only say out loud to Mike,J E T S JETS JETS JETS! GOD BLESS !

  20. Mike we will miss you very much. Your bigger than life sense of humor and your adventurism in life. I am glad to have known you and was always in awe about the way you would throw the Fat boy around in the twisties. We are all thankful for the times we had with you. Godspeed

  21. You are loved beyond measure Uncle Mikey! I miss you so much already and am so grateful for the time we had together. Thank you for being such a bright light in my life! I will forever cherish the beautiful memories from over the years. You are a very special angel 💙 rest in heavenly peace!

  22. CandleSuch wonderful memories I will always have filled with moments and places I shared with Mike and Rose 🌹 my life is richer for having known him. And that smile ohhh that smile is like no other it’s ever lasting. Thank you Mike for being such a great human being

  23. CandleDearest brother,
    We miss you so much already. We wish you were here with us enjoying an endless seafood platter and an iced cold beer! We know you’ll always be with us and love you forever.

    -Love you Uncle Boo

  24. CandleMike,

    It was always a pleasure speaking with, we could talk about many things however we shared talking about our families the most.
    May you rest in peace.


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