Michael J. Steininger

January 22, 2019


Michael J. Steininger, 26, of Taunton, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

He was born in Taunton, the son of Jeffrey and Karen (Castro) Steininger of Taunton. He graduated from Bristol Plymouth High School class of 2010 and from Rob Roy Academy in 2011. Michael worked as a Master Barber at the Broadway Barber Shop, in Taunton. He loved to fish, the outdoors, spending time with his family and friends, especially his dog pickles.

Survivors besides his parents are a brother: Jacob F. Steininger of Taunton; maternal grandparents: James and Eleanor Castro of East Taunton; a paternal grandmother: Eleanor Furtado and her husband Vincent Furtado of Newport; a step mother: Paula Amaral of Taunton; a step sister: Tasha-Raye Littig of Middleboro; a step brother: Joseph Amaral of Taunton; aunts and uncles: Judith Webb and her husband Stewart of East Taunton; Cheryl and Lee Barbarossa of Dracut; Karin Wood of Fall River; Brendan and Nicole Furtado of Coventry and Chris Furtado of Houston; cousins: Alicia Webb, Jordan and Zachary Furtado, Lee Barbarossa, Matthew and Patrick McCusker; Joshua Messier and Nathan Steininger. He was the paternal grandson of the late Frederick Steininger; nephew of the late Lorna Kelleher and cousin of the late Eric Barbarossa.

His Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019, at 10am, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will be private at the request of the family.

Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 4-8pm in the funeral home.

Memorial donations in his memory can be made to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Attn: Development Assistant, 120 Wall Street, 29th Floor, New York New York 10005.

Calling Hours

JAN 27. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Service

JAN 28. 10:00 AM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

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