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“Mrs. Azevedo, Amy, and Alaina, I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. What a character he was and always provided your home with lots of...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Toshack - Canton, NY

“Dear Wanda & Family. I just read Mike's Obituary. I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Mike from when we were YOUNG kids to adult kids.Do...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lynn Lynn ( Brady) Falzone - TN

“I'm so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He will be missed . RIP Mike ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Edie Flynn - Friend

“Always enjoyed hearing the many stories from Alaina of her dad's love to fish, gather with friends and spend time with his daughter's and Loucas. ...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Michelle Uzzo - Raynham, MA

“a great person. He will be missed ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Diane Donovan - Raynham, MA

“Mike certainly was one of a kind who will always be remembered for his love of cribbage and gift of gab. A friend to many,Mike will be missed. My...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Marcia Erickson - Raynham, MA

“RIP classmate. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Steve Sinclair

“Condolences to the family of my former classmate. Rest in Peace, Jimmy. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Howard - Brockton, MA

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RAYNHAM--- James Michael Azevedo died at home on July 21, 2021, at the age of 74, from mesothelioma, a lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. He was the oldest son of the late James S and the late Marilyn J (McDougall) Azevedo. Born January 14, 1947, he grew up on Central Street in South Easton, MA. He is survived by his wife Wanda B Eaton Azevedo, his daughters Alaina B Kreger and her husband Sean and their son Loucas and Amy L Azevedo and her partner Daniel Crete. He is also survived by his sister Linda E Carlson and her husband Dennis, and his brother Thomas E Azevedo and his wife Kelley, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mike was an avid fisherman and hunter. With Morse Pond across the street from his home, he learned to fish at a young age. Cape Cod Canal was a frequent destination. That is, when he wasn't racing the ferry to Martha's Vineyard in his 14' aluminum boat. Along with fishing, he hunted in the woods of Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. Trout, striped bass, flounder, ground hogs, pheasant, geese, deer were all fair game in their season.

Right after graduation from Oliver Ames High School in 1965, Mike was drafted into the Army and, like many young men at the time, was sent to Vietnam for a very long 11 months and 26 days. He served as a radio operator in Company A/44, 36th Signal Battalion, Bien Hoa Army Base.

Soon after his discharge from the service, he joined Laborer's Local 138 in Norwood, MA. He worked in many locations on projects for Raytheon, Polaroid, the South Boston Navy Yard and numerous local bank buildings. He retired from the construction industry in 1993.

All of these experiences had provided Mike with an inexhaustible supply of stories he would relate with no warning, whether he knew you or not. Some people have said that that is what they will miss the most.

There will be a celebration of Mike's life at Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington St, Rte 138, South Easton, MA 02375 on August 26 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Disabled American Veterans can be made in Mike's name by going to and clicking on the Donate Now button or by check sent to DAV c/o VA Regional Office, JFK Fed Bldg, Government Ctr, Boston, MA 02203.