Michael Thomas Werner 45, passed away peacefully at home early Monday, July 21, 2014. Born in Buffalo, NY on February 9, 1969 he was a graduate of Shenendehowa High School and Lemoyne College in Syracuse. Michael was a claims adjuster for State Farm Insurance.
Michael played soccer for Shenendehowa, Lemoyne and the Clifton Park Soccer Club. He participated in the 1983 international youth soccer tournament in Aberdeen, Scotland. Michael was an avid skier and bicyclist and participated in numerous road and mountain biking events as a member of the Saratoga Triathlon Club.
Michael is survived by his wife Jodi and their son Aiden, his parents Thomas and Bonnie Werner of Clifton Park, sister Jennifer Platek (Philip) of Weston, CT, brother Andrew Werner (Jennifer) of Ballston Spa, nieces and nephews Eryn, Abigail, Anna and Phil, grandmother Helen Nowak of Buffalo, mother in law and father in law James and Karen Rulison of Mayfield, and sister in law Jenny Rulison-Fisch (Aaron) of Mayfield.
Funeral services will be held 9am Friday July 25 at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Saratoga Springs. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 2-4 and 6-8pm Thursday at the Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Werner Memorial Fund, c/o W. Glenn Major, Sherwood & Garlick, P.C., 65 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880, a trust fund for Michael and Jodi’s son Aiden.