Niskayuna - Michael W. Taft, 65, of Hillside Avenue recently passed away.
Born on March 29, 1957 in Schenectady, he was the son of Ernest and Virginia Taft.
Michael was a 1975 graduate of Niskayuna High School and a 1979 graduate of SUNY Oswego.
He was a longtime employee of Flounton’s Market and the Niskayuna Co-op where he was very well respected and extremely well liked.
Mike was very strong willed with a strong work ethic and also loved a good joke-especially on his fellow employees.
His parents pre-deceased him.
He is survived by his sisters Claudia Taft-Tobias and her husband Don Tobias, Marcia Gorodko, Jeannine Taft, and Amy Taft; brothers: Larry Taft and his wife Judie and Joel Taft; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Friday, May 6 at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Avenue, Colonie. Burial will be private at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
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