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  • Mike Higgins Celebration of Life Gathering

    Jul 10, 2021, 2:00 PM US/Eastern

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The memorial organizer requested donations in honor of Michael O'Brien Higgins

FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR

Memorial Fund (Scholarship, Dedication, etc.).

This fund was created by Tim Higgins, and will be used in collaboration with Mike's three children (Kyra-22, Athena-18, and Zander-15) to form a memorial to honor Mike's memory.

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Memorial Created By
Tim Higgins

Michael O'Brien Higgins

July 12, 1975 - February 07, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Michael O'Brien Higgins. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Michael O’Brien Higgins, 45, of Frederick, Maryland passed away on the morning of Sunday, February 7,  2021 in Frederick, Maryland. He was born July 12th, 1975, in Alexandria, Virginia. Michael grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland, where he attended Gaithersburg High School, graduating in 1993.  He was married to Teresa Gayle Peacock in 2001 and spent the last 20 years raising their three kids (Kyra-22, Athena-18, Zander-15) in...  see more
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  • Tim Higgins
    Had a wonderful lunch with Kyra to celebrate her 24th birthday last week. We walked down to Baker Park and visited Mike's memorial tree that we planted last year. Here is a picture of Kyra with her dad's tree.
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    We dedicated a brick in Mike’s memory in downtown Frederick. You can find the brick on Church Street in front of the Historic Preservation Society building. Thank you Tom Trott for your help with this!
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    A beautiful Red-Oak tree was planted in Baker Park today in honor of Mike’s memory. We met the arborist who allowed us to include a small amount of Mike’s cremains and Mike’s memory stone in the soil with the planting. We plan to visit this tree...  more
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    Beautiful words shared by Mike's sister (Jenny Higgins) at Mike's celebration of life. Thank you for sharing Jenny!

    Today we’re here to say goodbye, to open a chapter, and celebrate, this life we lost and don’t know why, a son, a brother, a husband,...  more
  • Tim Higgins
    On Saturday, July 10th we gathered in Frederick's Pinecliff Park to say goodbye to Mike Higgins with a celebration of life gathering. Some of the photos taken that day are shared below. Thank you to all who joined us, we certainly appreciate the support,...  more
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    Some of our favorite photos of Mike Higgins.
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    On Monday July 12th, 2021 a small group of us gathered on the beach in Ocean City, MD and released Mike's ashes into the sea. This day was Mike's 46th birthday, and Emily's brother Chris (Reverend Tang) performed a religious service as we said goodbye to Mike.
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    I want to thank every who attended Mike's celebration of life last weekend. Here are some photos from our gathering.
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  • Courtney  Howard
    Mike, loosing you has been a shock and im in utter disbelief. I can’t remember how we met I just know we’ve always been friends. Now matter how much time pass in between us seeing each other we always picked up we’re we left off. You would give me...  more
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    • Courtney  Howard
      Tim Higgins Thank you for the kind words and beautiful memories Courtney. Happy to hear that Mike touched your life. Thank you for the condolences.
      • February 24, 2021
    • Courtney  Howard
      Tim Higgins Thank you Courtney, we hope you are able to join us for Mike's celebration of life gathering in July.
      The Mike Higgins Celebration of Life Gathering will be held rain or shine on Saturday, July 10th, from 2:00pm-6:00pm, at Pinecliff Park...  more
      • May 17, 2021
  • Cheryl Buratowski (Via)
    We met in 7th grade. My first real memory of you was at lunch at you teasing me the way middle school boys did. I playfully smacked your chest the way middle school girls would do. Little did we both know that your brothers jacket that you were wearing...  more
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    • Cheryl Buratowski (Via)
      Tim Higgins Thank you so much for sharing these wonderful memories Cheryl. I remember how much Mike cared for you and appreciate the condolences.
      • February 24, 2021
    • Cheryl Buratowski (Via)
      Cheryl Buratowski (Via) He was an amazing guy. I owned a preschool not far from where he lived in Frederick and would see him often. He just liked to stop by end talk. I even hired him to do some handyman work around the school for me. He never did anything halfway, he took...  more
      • February 25, 2021
    • Cheryl Buratowski (Via)
      Tim Higgins Thank you Cheryl.
      • February 25, 2021
    • Cheryl Buratowski (Via)
      Tim Higgins Thank you Cheryl, we hope you are able to join us for Mike's celebration of life gathering in July. The Mike Higgins Celebration of Life Gathering will be held rain or shine on Saturday, July 10th, from 2:00pm-6:00pm, at Pinecliff Park...  more
      • May 17, 2021
  • Melissa Wagner
    Only fond memories of a childhood friend. My condolences to his family. (8th grade dance)
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    • Melissa Wagner
      Tim Higgins Thank you so much for posting this picture and your condolences Melissa.
      • February 24, 2021
    • Melissa Wagner
      Tim Higgins Thank you Melissa, we hope you are able to join us for Mike's celebration of life gathering in July. The Mike Higgins Celebration of Life Gathering will be held rain or shine on Saturday, July 10th, from 2:00pm-6:00pm, at Pinecliff Park...  more
      • May 17, 2021
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  • Kelly Urick
    MightyMoh was one of the most amazing wonderful best friends this girl could ever ask for. He always knew how to make me smile when I was sad. He was a tremendous father loved his kids and his entire family! He was always that guy that would give the...  more
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      Tim Higgins Thank you for the wonderful comments and memories Kelly!
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      Tim Higgins Thank you Kelly, we hope you are able to join us for Mike's celebration of life gathering in July. The Mike Higgins Celebration of Life Gathering will be held rain or shine on Saturday, July 10th, from 2:00pm-6:00pm, at Pinecliff...  more
      • May 17, 2021
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      Wendy Zukerberg Mendelson We are so sorry for the loss of Michael. He sounded like such a caring person and your whole family is in our thoughts!
      • February 13, 2021
  • Ross Dickey
    Big Mike... your huge presence only surpassed by your huge heart will be sorely missed.
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    My best friend, my brother. We went through many stages of life together and accepted the challenges head on. There for each other as much as life would allow. I love you always and, I will miss you until the end.
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