North Attleboro, MA
- Michael A.J. Aptt, 48, passed away on January 9, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born September 9, 1968, in Attleboro, MA, the son of Geraldine (Kenney) and the late Alfred J. Aptt. Mike was a proud member and past president of The Laborer's International Union of North America, Local 138 of Norwood, Massachusetts. He loved camping and four wheeling with his family and friends and treasured his time spent in Maine. He was happiest at home on Falls Pond surrounded by love, laughter and the joy of his life, his children.
Michael is survived by his wife Diane and their children Kyle, Michaela, and Thomas of North Attleboro, MA; his sisters, Nila Ray and her husband, Michael, of Bangor, Patricia Miller and her husband, Lincoln, of Marion, Massachusetts; his brother, Mark and his wife, Debbie, of Orrington; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering to celebrate Michael's life will be held from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center Street, Bangor, and a Celebration of Life Mass will be held 10 a.m., Saturday January 21, 2017, at St. Mark's Church 105 Stanley Street, North Attleboro, MA. Those wishing to remember Mike in a special way may make gifts in his name to St. Jude Children's' Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or online at as it was his wish that no child have to endure this dreaded disease. Condolences to the family may be expressed at