It is with heavy hearts, that we announce the passing of Michael Heapey at St Gabriel’s Villa on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 77. Loving father of Dawn Digby (Mark), Denise Heapey and Tracy Chartrand (Chris Tate). Cherished grand father of Casey, Brandon Digby and Lindon Houle. Michael was born in Orleton, England to the late Ernest and Francis Heapey (nee Candy). During his five years at St Gabriel's Villa Mike spent many hours in the gardens lovingly taking care of the flowers and vegetables, his green thumb was well known by all. Mike also had the privilege of receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Ontario Long Term Care Association, for his tireless hours of Volunteer work during his stay. The family would like to thank all the Doctors, nurses and support staff for the care and compassion they have provided Michael. As per his wishes there will be no visitation or service. In lieu of flowers donations to the St Gabriel’s Villa at the following link https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/st-josephs-foundation-of-sudbury would be appreciated by the family.