Michael Archie Lacoss Sr. passed away peacefully at Bel Aire Nursing Home on October 15, 2019. Michael was born in Newport VT on August 24, 1950 to Archie and Katherine (Johnson) Lacoss. Michael graduated from Lake Region Union High School in 1968. He married his high school sweetheart Betty Dawson on April 25, 1969. They celebrated 50 years of marriage in 2019. From this marriage came two sons, Michael Lacoss Jr. and Mark Lacoss.
Michael was a machinist throughout his life working at Tivoly in Derby and Kennametal in Lyndonville. His family was the love of his life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing (getting his only "hole in one" at the Barton Country Club).
Michael is survived by his wife Betty, his son Michael Lacoss Jr. and wife Barbara of Brownington, son Mark Lacoss of Derby, grandchildren Oliva and Bria Lacoss of Brownington, grandson Benjamin Lacoss of Barton, sister Bonnie Chartier and husband Joe of Orleans, Brother Robin Lacoss and wife Claire Talbot of Newport Center, brother-in-law and sister-in-law David and Judy Poirier of Newport, sister-in-law Marilyn Lacoss Currier of Newport, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Betty Moquin and husband Francis, Phyllis Vallier and husband Conrad, and Judy Wilcox, his brothers Reginald Lacoss and wife Shirley and Rodney (Donnie) Lacoss.
At the request of Michael, there will be no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Michael Lacoss Sr. to The Shriners Children's Hospital, Attn: Shriners Children's Hospital Development, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114