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Mr. Michael Angelo Holly

MICHAEL ANGELO HOLLY September 4, 1949 – August 19, 2020 It is with profound sadness that the family of Michael Angelo Holly announce his peaceful passing on August 19, 2020 at the age of 70 years, with the love of his family surrounding him. Michael was born in Newark, New Jersey September 4, 1949. Michael spent his early childhood years growing up in Tampa Florida and then Tucson, AZ where he graduated from El Camino High School in 1967. Michael joined the Navy Reserves and was called to active duty serving one combat tour of duty in The Vietnam War. He received a Bronze Star for service and an honorable discharge from the Navy in 1970. Michael then moved to Sacramento, CA where his oldest brother Anthony and sister-in-law Barbara lived, and soon met his wife Brenda. They had two children Michel and Leah and went on to share 49 years of marriage and the remainder of his days together. Michael was a true family man, mentor, coach and friend to all. He was an amazing artist with an extraordinary gift for drawing and painting. Among many gifts; Michael loved music, cooking, gardening, fishing, golfing, nature and astronomy. Brenda and Michael enjoyed decorating and remodeling their homes together, and he was very often engaged in building or repair projects around the house, and for friends and family. Michael was very active in his children's lives’ as well as the community, coaching softball and baseball. Michael had a huge heart, and a larger than life personality. His smile and laugh were infectious, and his sense of humor was sure to bring lots of laughs and good cheer wherever he went. He lit up the room with his charismatic presence, we’ll all surely carry a piece of his magnanimous spirit with us. Michael will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 49 years, Brenda; children: Michael and Leah; grandchildren: Michael III, Devon, and Isaac; siblings: brother, Anthony & (Barbara) Holly, and his sister, Yvette Holly-Sanders, and numerous relatives and friends. Michael was predeceased by his parents, Edgar and Gertrude Holly, and his sister Sylvia Holly. In Michael’s honor and loving memory, a celebration of Life will take place from 11am-2pm on September 26, 2020 at William Land Park in Sacramento, CA.