Grand Lake Stream – Michael Joseph Takach, 60, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at his home in Grand Lake Stream. Michael was born in Lackawanna, NY, son of the late Steven and Patricia (Luzney) Takach.
After graduating from Woodland High School, Class of 1979, Michael attended the University of Maine at Machias where he became a member of Alpha Phi Omega. An avid outdoorsman, he worked in the woods and being a Maine Guide. Michael started working as a security guard for the mill which led to a career in law enforcement, initially for the Princeton Police Department and later for the Indian Township Police Department. Michael enjoyed bowling, Sci-fi books and movies, and was an avid Buffalo Bills & Boston Red Sox fan.
Surviving are his three children, Michelle Takach of Calais, Christopher Takach and wife Samantha of St. Stephen, NB, and Trinity Takach of Carroll Plantation; four grandchildren, Ashlyn, Kaden, Gabrielle and Natalie; his sister Catherine Takach of Grand Lake Stream; and two aunts, Mary Jo Takach of Rhode Island, and Gail Doten and husband Clyde of Calais.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.