Age 73, of Canal Fulton, Ohio, passed away on Thur. Dec. 15, 2016. Michael was born in Wellsville, Ohio, on September 13, 1943. He graduated from Wellsville High School, served in the US Marine Corps 1961-1966 with an Honorable Discharge, and graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and a Master's Degree in Secondary Administration. Michael taught and coached basketball at various schools in the Akron and Cleveland area. He also coached for John Cistone at St. Vincent – St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, and retired as a Vice Principal from the Cleveland Public School System. He is preceded in death by his father, John D. Mouse Jr.; mother, Katherine (Thomas) Mouse; brother, Daniel Mouse; brother-in-law, Chester Pasquale; sister-in-law, Geraldine Pasquale; and nephew, Frederick (Margaret) Pasquale. Michael is survived by his wife of 53 years – the only love of his life, Rosemary Mouse; daughter, Christina Pease; son-in-law, Donald Pease and granddaughter, Brittany Pease, who was one of his greatest joys. He is also survived by his brothers-in-law (who were like brothers), Benjamin (Minoo) Pasquale, Ralph (Faye) Pasquale, Victor Pasquale, Michael Pasquale, and John (Alanna) Pasquale; and numerous nieces and nephews. Michael served on Canal Fulton City Council and the City Planning Commission. He was a sports and music enthusiast, who loved reading, working in his yard, and spending time with family, friends, and rescued pets. He was a member of the North Lawrence Fish and Game Club. Michael was a man of integrity who spent his life in service of community, family, friends, students, teachers, and athletes, and will be deeply and forever missed by those he knew. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Akron General Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center (3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron, OH 44333) or the Marine's Toys for Tots at: Toys for Tots, Attn. Robert Harris, 2658 Edison Street NW, Uniontown, OH 44685-7039. Arrangements entrusted to the Mark R. Vrabel Funeral Home of North Canton, Ohio (330-452-4041).
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