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“I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Unfortunately I only met Mike twice. Nick considered him a best friend. I've heard a few of Mike's...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Patti Shega - Medina, OH

“Carol and Don I am so sorry for your loss. I remember when Michael was little and he was a sweet and caring youngster. I sure you had many proud...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Ruth Taylor - Geneva, OH - friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Mike was an extremely important person to me, and taught me a lot about music, and what it means to be a musician. I'll...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Dj Battles - Painesville, OH

“So very sorry for your lost, prayers go out to your family. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Sefcovic - Hudson, OH

“So sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Ken King Sr - Geneva, OH

“You never said you were leaving, you never said goodbye. No farewell words were spoken, no time to say good-bye. You were gone before I knew it, and...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Darlene Messer - Medina, OH

“Mr & Mrs Socosky, I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was a nice young man. He will be missed by all who knew him. Angel ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Angel Zapp-Wheeler - Perry, OH

“Mike, I miss you so much. I will think about you every day and try to be as good to people as you were to keep your spirit around on earth. There are...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Amanda - Athens, OH


Music Emblem

Michael Anthony Socosky, age 22, of Madison, Ohio, passed away Monday, August 3, 2015. He was born June 18, 1993 in Painesville, the son of Carol (Messer) and Don Socosky.

Michael was a 2010 graduate of Madison High School and just recently graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor's of Science in Communication, majoring in Audio Music Production of Communication. With a passion for music, he was an accomplished musician and often used his skills to bring joy to others. During high school Michael played trumpet in the marching and jazz bands. He was very involved with the youth group at Crossroads Community Church and went on mission trips to Colorado and Mexico. He was very good with people and had a genuine loving and caring disposition. His compassion and love of others made his times at Stoney Glenn rewarding. He also had a fond love of animals and they were always part of his life.

He is survived by his parents: Don and Carol; brother, Don Durral Socosky, Jr. of Mentor; nephew, Logan Westly; grandfather, Robert Messer of Geneva; aunts, LaDonna Williamson of Logan, WV, Darlene Messer of Medina, OH; uncle, Timothy Messer of New York, NY and fiancé Jessica Mayle of Nelsonville, OH.

Friends will be received 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 26 River Street, Madison. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 10th at Cornerstone Friends Church, 2300 Hubbard Road, Madison.