Michael Daniel Stoppa, 59, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away on November 6, 2023, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO. He was born January 3, 1964, to Robert Anthony Stoppa and Jeanette Katherine Ganey in Chicago, IL.
In July of 2014, Michael married Robert “Richard” Weitzel. Richard preceded Michael in death in 2019.
Michael graduated from Saint Rita High School in Chicago, IL. Michael spent most of his working career as an Environmental Health and Safety Expert. He received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science in Environmental Management from the University of Maryland.
Michael proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Above all else, Michael loved his family and held them dear to his heart.
Michael is survived by his son, Zach Stoppa, and his significant other Courtney Hamadi of Independence, MO; daughters: Kim Hendricks and her husband Russell of Platte City, MO; Carolyn Hatchel of Platte City, MO; and Jenny Weitzel of Kansas City, MO; siblings: Elizabeth “Betty” Benner of Dowagiac, MI; Jeanette Babcock of Coral Springs, FL; Veronica Reitz and husband David of Chicago, IL; Margaret Stoppa of IL; Donald Stoppa of Las Vegas, NV; Joseph Stoppa and wife Jennifer of Lake in the Hills, IL; and Eileen Kmetty of Chicago, IL; grandchildren: Dalton Hendricks and Drew Hendricks of Platte City, MO; and Caden Hatchel and Tanner Hatchel of Platte City, MO.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Jeanette Stoppa; and his two brothers, Robert Stoppa Jr, and James Stoppa.
His family will receive family and friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. The Celebration of Life service will commence at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Michael and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com