Mark Michael Hollick, 49, of Windsor, passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at Hartford Hospital.
He was born on March 26, 1962 in Hartford to Edward G. Hollick and the late Elaine (LePage) Hollick. Mike had lived in Windsor for most of his life and had graduated from Windsor High School in 1980 where he played shortstop on the State Championship Baseball team of 1979. He was also a member of the Windsor Elks Lodge BPOE 2060. Mike was a generous man with a big heart who gave of himself to his family, friends and neighbors. For the past twenty years he had worked for Aqua Masters of Simsbury and was knowledgeable in all facets of pool installation and maintenance. An avid Red Sox fan, Mike could recall almost any player and what they were most noted for. He also enjoyed football, a Minnesota Vikings fan, as well as NASCAR, Mark Martin #6.
In addition to his father he is survived by his siblings, Guy Roberts and his wife Jeanie of Afton, TN; Heidi Hollick and Mike Cote of Windsor; Edmond Hollick of Windsor; Marie Hollick of Windsor; Jacqueline VanWeerdenPoelman and her husband Matthew of Cambria, CA; as well as his son, Dan Gavioli of Canton. He also leaves an Uncle, Roland LePage, a niece, Krystal Montgomery, and nephews, Dalton Montgomery, David Hollick, Paul John Triska, and his extended family, of Marsha Cooper, that he was like a father to: Amanda Bell, Katherine Bell, Marty MacIntyre and Chelsea MacIntyre and the best grandpa of Jayden Castellana, Alexa Castellana, Jasmine Castellano.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 2, 7 p.m. at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor. Burial will be on Friday, February 3, 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Cemetery in the Poquonock section of Windsor. His family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Donations in Mike’s memory may be made to the Windsor High School Athletics Hall of Fame, c/o Steve Risser, 50 Sage Park Rd., Windsor CT 06095.