Stephen Michael Barrera was born on March 18, 1951, in Manchester, CT. and passed away on Nov. 30, 2021. He lived in Manchester for most of his life, and was well-known and well-liked by his neighbors and friends up and down Main St. Mike enjoyed bowling, and playing bingo and the lottery, as well as feeding the local squirrels.
Mike was predeceased by his father Ettore "Mush" Barrera and his mother, Mildred (Smith Barrera) Longtin as well as his aunts, uncles and cousins Chuck and David Barrera. Mike leaves 4 half-sisters, Linda (Robert) Watson of MO., Dawn (Bill) Denslow of CT., and Jeanine and Robin Longtin, both of FL., as well as his cousins Dianne, Rob and Sheila Saunders, and Jane Barrera, and several nieces and nephews. Mike's unique presence in the world will be missed by his friends and family alike.
There will be a graveside service Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 11:00 AM at St. James Cemetery in Manchester. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mike’s name to Family Support Team,96 Skyline Drive, E. Hartford, CT. 06118. For online condolences, please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.