Wednesday, May 22, 2024


Michael D. Pellechia, 41

Michael Damian Pellechia died May 19 in California. He was 41.

Born Sept. 6, 1976, he grew up in Weston and Westport and graduated from Staples High School.

After a few college semesters in Vermont, he went on to manage several restaurants in Connecticut, Arizona and California, where he last resided.

An avid cook, golfer and musician, he will be remembered for his creativity both in the kitchen and on the drums. Kindhearted and humble, he will be missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his parents, Gail Connelly Pellechia, and William and Elaine Pellechia, a son Blake, brothers William, Jr., Geoffrey, Charles and Scott, sisters Brooke and Suzanne and numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is also survived by those who received extended life through his gift of organ donation.

In the hopes of helping others with addiction, those wishing to honor Michael’s life can make a donation in his name to: Grace House, 251 Pleasant Ave., Portland, ME 04103.

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