Obituary: Michael Lineweber

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Michael Lineweber
Michael Lineweber

MIDDLEBURY — Michael “Mike” Lineweber, 64, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 at his home in Middlebury with his wife, Anna (Gonzalez) Lineweber,by his side.

Mike was born March 12, 1952 in Waterbury, the son of the late D. Howard and Joan (O’Shea) Lineweber. He was a sales engineer with Judge Tool and Gauge for the past 30 years. He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America from early childhood through adulthood when he served as Scoutmaster for Troup 111 in Naugatuck for many years. Mike was active member of St. Michael’s Episcopal church in Naugatuck and served on many committees including the Vestry as junior and senior warden and was a member of the choir. He was an avid dog lover and took great pride in being involved with several animal rescue projects and organizations. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a certified motorcycle instructor for the state of Connecticut. Along with his wife, Mike was the founder of the Thanksgiving Day Dinner held at St. Michael’s Church.

Besides his wife of 42 years, Mike is survived by his daughters, Michelle Braun and her husband, Stephen, and Rachel Lineweber both of Colorado; his sister, Pamela Harris and her husband, Rusty, of Estero, Fla.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 210 Church St., Naugatuck. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family and there are no calling hours.The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck is assisting with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spotty Dog Rescue, P.O. Box 1571, Waterbury, CT 06721, or to the American Cancer Society 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067, or to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 210 Church St., Naugatuck, CT 06770.

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