Michael Sorresse

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Mike, I thought of you today. I remember when we went to lunch at Miller Park and we talked about all of the baseball stadiums that you visited. I remember we had a great meeting about the ABB program. Miss you. Eric Anderson, Gallagher Bassett Services
Eric Anderson, Colleague
Sep 11 2015 10:15PM
Thinking of you and your family today, like many days.
Paul Fox, Friend
Sep 11 2014 8:11AM
Michael, I remember the moment I heard that you had been taken from this world and I felt such an ache in my heart. You had so much to offer to everyone whose life you touched. In such a gentle way you made a huge impact. You were so kind-hearted and are sadly missed. God Bless you and your family!
Shelagh Collins Reilly, Friend
Sep 11 2011 1:32PM
As I wait for the S's to be announced today I think of you and how dear you were to me and everyone at Travelers. I was a mother figure to your little groupy but you were always my favorite. You were a blessing to know and so very special. I pray for your family to find strength knowing how much they love you. I know you are a President Angel by know and I feel comfortable about that. May you rest in peace and tranquility Estelle Vester
Estelle Vester, Colleague
Sep 11 2011 10:30AM
I remember as childhood friends we were the only 2 families in the neighborhood that had swimming pools. All the kids in the neighborhood would spend hot summer days going back and forth between pools to cool down and have fun. The Sorresse family would always make you feel welcome and have plenty of towels ready. Love to Joanne, Nick, Lenny, Mom, Dad and especially Michael....we miss you and we will NEVER EVER FORGET.....God bless and be well my friends!!
Joseph Spiotta, Friend
Sep 11 2011 9:33AM
Unbelievable that it's been 10 years already. Although we never met face to face, we spoke almost every day in the course of our work. I miss that, and I still think of you oh so often. Until we do meet, I wish you peace Mike.
Holly Focht, Colleague
Sep 9 2011 10:14AM
I first met Michael fresh out of college working at Travelers. It has taken me 10 years to do this. Michael I know heaven is filled with many people close to my heart, I am sure they welcomed you with honor. You were one of the sweetest guys I knew. You must of made your parents so proud of the man you became. We lost touch after Travelers, but the memories 'the crew' had will last a life time. Until we meet again. Much Love
Lisa Jansen, Friend
Sep 6 2011 5:52PM
I can not believe that it ten years since you were taken from our world. I just wanted you to know that when we moved to Florida, I found photos of you with the puppy I got and you were there playing with him. Quincey has since passed and I am sure that if you call his name, he will come and play with you again. We miss you.
Mark Wahl, Friend
Sep 6 2011 6:44AM
I worked with Mike on the ABB account. We always had a great at the Partnership Meetings. I had the good fortune to work with Mike for a couple of years. He was a great claims guy, but even a better person who always spoke of his family!!
John Costello, Colleague
Apr 17 2011 7:35PM
Mike; I always get a little sad on the 11th when I think of you. But thinking of the times we had with our friends soon puts a smile on my face. I have been fortunate to remain close with eyeryone, and we will never forget you. You were a great guy to work with, but you were an even better friend. God bless you, Mike Bob Beyer
Robert Beyer, Friend
Sep 11 2009 8:59AM
Mike, Hard to believe it's been six years. You remain in my thoughts and prayers, and I think of you every time I do a 'good deed'. Your optimism and kindness was not lost, it lives on in everyone who was blessed to know you in life.
Greg Bizzoso, Friend
Oct 1 2007 1:20PM
Michael We can't believe that 6 years has gone by. We had a mass for you today and Maria did the first reading. She did so good you would have been so proud of her. I miss you so much, we all do. You will be in our hearts forever. We will never forget. Love you a lot your loving family.
Joanne, Family
Sep 11 2007 8:11PM
Michael, on this 6th anniversary of your death, please know that you are in our prayers. We often think of your mom and dad and what wonderful people they are. I'm sure you were a 'chip off the old block.' Rest in peace, cousin. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Love, Janet
Janet Calvitti, Family
Sep 11 2007 11:59AM
HAPPY 40TH BIRTHDAY WE ALL LOVE YOU SO MUCH. LENNY GOT MARRIED SATURDAY YOU WERE MISSED. HE NOW HAS A BEAUTIFUL WIFE YOU WOULD BE SO HAPPY FOR THEM. I LOVE YOU MIKE AND WE ALL MISS YOU SO MUCH. WE HAVE A NEW PRIEST AT OLM AND HAD A BIRTHDAY MASS FOR YOU. IT WAS GREAT WE EVEN SANG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU. HOPE YOU HEARD US.. YOU WILL BE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER....... LOVE MOM DAD NICK LORA AMANDA MICHAEL JOANNE JIM MARIA LENNY JR AND TARA XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO
Joanne Messina, Family
Oct 17 2006 8:42PM
Mike, I can't believe it has been 5 years. What a sad day for everyone. It feels like yesterday since all the shore trips and happy hours. What good times. I especially remember the lunches in NYC where we just sat and chatted about life. We were lucky to have you for as long as we did. You know the saying 'Better to have loved and lost then never to have loved at all'. You were such a sweet soul and a good heart. You are surely missed and may god bless and take care of you. We miss you Mike! Lots of love, Theresa and Troy
Theresa and Troy Tice, Friend
Sep 11 2006 10:32AM
mike, four years plus since 9/11 and i only recenty heard of your passing. i remember learning to cook apple pie with you in 8th grade home ec, and twenty five years ago feels like yesterday.we lost one of the nicest people ever, and i hope your family and friends are doing well and keeping your spirit alive. god bless.
robert givone, Friend
Jan 8 2006 10:26PM
Michael, i always looked forward to meeting with you and lenny after work to look at houses together. there was always a laugh. I enjoyed helping you and Catherine find the house in Morris Plains. You were a beautiful person and an incredbile force. Anyone who spent a moment near you came away with that. I will forever remember your kind soul. love brett kaffee
brett kaffee, Friend
Dec 25 2005 12:02PM
Mike It is still hard to believe that you are no longer with us. Linda and I miss you dearly and we think of you all the time. It has been a slow and painful process these past two years getting used to life without you. Whenever I have an extra ticket to a sporting event, car show, or invite friends over to the house, I still think of you and then get the painful reminder that you are not around anymore. Bailey is becoming a beautiful little girl and I wish so much that you could have met Kevin. You were a special person. Our children will know who you were and how you lived your life so that they can emulate you. We will never forget you. Love Pete, Linda, Bailey and Kevin.
Pete Keane, Friend
Sep 12 2003 9:39AM
Michael, As one of your classmates from WPHS '85, I was terribly saddened to hear that you had died 9/11/2001. Though I live in Colorado now, I happened to be visiting my dad in NJ that day. I went back to the WTC site on 9/11/02 to hear your name read aloud, in person. I haven't stayed in touch with many people from WPHS, which I regret. Today, our classmate Bev Gill (Dickinson) found me on the internet - she is the first person from our class I've talked to since 9/11/01. She found me because I mentioned your name on my web site. Thank you for connecting me back to our class. I am so sorry you are gone. You will not be forgotten, and neither will Eric Alexander and any others from our class who are no longer here.
Ron Zasadzinski, Friend
Sep 12 2003 1:24AM
michael, i remember all of the good times we had. from when our family first met you to the day you and lenny taught me how to drive. i still remember all of the times we threw the football or played catch with a baseball, or just even shooting hoops. i remember the last time i saw you is when we were swimming and you were showing me all of the cars. you will always be in my heart and i just wish that you were here when i graduate college, and get married. when i have kids i will tell them everything about you. i want them to know that you are like a brother to me. i just wanna say that i love and you will always be in my heart forever and ever. u are the best. Love you always Sammy, Marina, lisa and sam. ps: i will always wear your pin b/c it means that u r right next to me giving me advice on what i should do and don't do. thanks for everything.
Sammy Vassallo, Family
Sep 12 2003 12:50AM
It's been two years from that horrible day and the pain inflicted has not ebbed. Our annual trip to Rhode Island will never be the same. I only hope that you are in a peaceful state, looking down on us and smiling. Ciao for now. Stephen Raimondi
Stephen Raimondi, Colleague
Sep 11 2003 11:26PM
Michael~ It has been two long lonely years since you left us. We think of you each and everyday wishing we were spending them with you. God has given us strenght to get us through each day, but it is still so hard. We all miss and love you very very much, and hold you forever in our hearts Your loving Family
Joanne Messina, Family
Sep 11 2003 9:55PM
I worked with Mike at Travelers many years ago and then when he went to Marsh. He always had a smile on his face and a heart of gold. Mike......remember all the good times we had and that we will never forget you......
Mark Wahl, Friend
Sep 11 2003 7:51AM
Mike - Kelly and I named our little boy after you. I just hope he grows up to be half the person you were. If he does, he'll be a very special person. I was fortunate to have been your friend and will miss you forever. Bill Salvatore
Bill Salvatore, Friend
Sep 8 2003 2:39PM
Michael We love you and miss you. You will be in our heats forever..... The kids are getting so big Amanda in 7 Michael is 4 and Maria is 3 they miss you so much. I know you are around us we feel you..... Easter is coming and we know how much you loved the holidays you will be miss but we know that you will be with us....... We love you Mom Dad Nick Lora Amanda Michael Joanne Jim Maria & Lenny Jr.
Joanne, Family
Apr 13 2003 9:53PM
Michael, We were friends through our 20's (working and shore houses together)...Its unbelievable to think you are no longer here. I remember a time when we lost touch for a year and I finally moved out on my own...one day a package came in my mailbox from you out of the blue. It was a housewarming gift wishing me 'happy cooking in my new place'. That's the kind of guy you were - warm, caring and kind. I only wish and pray my daughters meet someone as wonderful as you in their lifetime. I pray often for your wife and your family. You will be missed dearly.
Peashooter, Friend
Sep 12 2002 9:00AM
I lived with Mike for about a year and a half in Morristown, NJ. I was just out of college and my brother and a few of his friends rented a house together, Mike being one of the guys. He quickly became a good friend. He always went out of his way to do something nice or get a laugh out of me whenever I was down. When we went out, he would keep an eye on me and when he knew I was tight on cash, he was the first to spot me a couple of bucks or buy me a beer. We lost touch as our lives moved in different directions, but I think of his kindness often and I try to emulate his opptimism as I progress through life. Thanks, Mike...I still owe you a beer.
Greg Bizzoso, Friend
Sep 11 2002 2:10PM
Michael, I will always remember what wonderful boys your mother and father had, such gentle, respectable and loving children. I always think of you and what your family is going through. I visited Ground Zero on June 1st it was my mother's birthday and she wanted to vist the site. We had a special police escort, when I told the policewoman it was my mothers birthday,the policewoman (Kerri Hyland) 5 years on the job, she was the sweetest person I have ever met. She singled us out over hundreds of people there. Maybe you made the miracle happen for us. God Bless you Michael and I know the lord is taking good care of you. I am so sorry I missed your wedding. Love Genevieve Vallorosi
Genevieve Vallorosi, Family
Jun 4 2002 9:49AM
In Loving Memory Of Our Uncle Mike. We are still too young to understand why this had to happen and we probably never will. We miss you so much, but we know you are watching over us and you will always hold a special place in our hearts. Thanks for being such a great uncle. We miss your 'tickles' and your big hugs and kisses too. Uncle Mike, you would be so proud of how good I am swimming now. I know you would be saying, 'Way to go peanut!'. You are truly a hero in our eyes and you are a part of us forever! We love you and miss you very much. Hugs and Kisses Amanda & Michael XXXOOOXXXOOO
Amanda & Michael, Family
Jun 2 2002 7:51PM
Michael, I'll miss seeing and talking with you at our family functions. You were one of the nicest people I ever met. My Mom recently visited ground zero and saw your name on the memorial there. I can't believe your not with us anymore. God Bless You. Frank Vallorosi
Frank Vallorosi, Family
Jun 2 2002 7:22PM
I think about the chats at the trash dumpsters and smile. You won't be forgotten. The neighbors and I do miss you and Kathy. The days are a bit darker without you! Tom
Tom a neighbor from Eden Lane, Friend
May 25 2002 5:16PM
Michael, On this day your Anniversary day we think of you and Cathy and what a beautiful couple you were. You became so complete when you married Cathy and we never saw you as happy. Today is also Mothers Day and we miss you deeply. Michael you will always be in our hearts forever. We love you. Love Mom, Dad, Nick, Lora Amanda, Michael, Joanne, Jim, Maria, & Lenny
Joanne, Family
May 12 2002 7:41PM
Michael, Well where do I begin, how about that I miss you very much, not one day goes by where I do not think about you and wish you were here. I know you are around us we can feel you. You brought so much happiness to our family and you are deeply missed We Love You God Bless you Michel Love your sister, Joanne
Joanne Messina, Family
May 9 2002 11:02PM
I worked with Mike at the Travelers in Morris Plains, NJ many years ago. While we went our own ways, we stayed in touch a few times each year. The last time we spoke was just 2 weeks before 9/11. We always had fun and he was great to bounce ideas off of and see what 'new product' Marsh had that I could use as a Risk Manager. The day I had to delete his name from my Outlook was one of the saddest days I can recall. I miss Mike. Paul Fox
Paul Fox, Friend
May 6 2002 3:29PM