Brian Michelle

March 24, 1984 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 37)

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Brian Michelle was born on March 24, 1984 to his parent Daphney Michelle. Brian was the oldest of his core family of six siblings.

He grew up to be a very talented young man who had a love for reggae music. Because of his love for the reggae genre he called himself, “Mo Fire” Brian would write and sing his own music, he sometimes would do songs with his friends who rapped.

Brian received his childhood education in the East Orange public school system. Throughout his life, he loved animals; he had a gerbil, a ferret, a goldfish, a blue nose pit bull, and a cat. He also loved to draw and was good at it; he was also good at doing carpentry work, Brian was a jack-of-all-trades.

Brian had love for everyone; he especially loved his sisters and his only brother. He would always do what he could for them as well as try to be present for them; he and Natalliea were as- thick- as- thieves.

Brian met the love of his life Ebony Bailey, who later gave birth to their pride and joy Brian Michelle Jr. Brian loved his son more than life itself. Brian worked tirelessly to prove to his son that he could be somebody and he was, he was a his father, a brother, a son, a nephew,  his was everything.

Brian was always kind, respectful and a gentleman who only wanted nothing more than to be loved and to be surrounded by the presence of Family; family meant the world to him.

Although he worked tirelessly, he faced many struggles later on in his life. Unfortunately, on June 27th, 2021 he took his last breath. He is no longer suffering, he is no longer fighting, he was and always will be loved.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving mother Daphney Michelle; his grandmother Irma Michel; grandfather Jean Claude Michel; siblings Natalliea Benthall, Mariah Michel, Tiffany Michel, Leebert Michel, and Mecca Michelle; his aunts Miranda Michel and Lheruny Michel; his uncles Claudy Michel and Yatchine Michel; a niece Christal Lugg, Mateo Espinal, Larry Mc Clam and Nathaniel Lugg and a host of grand aunts, a grand uncle and cousins who loved him dearly.

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Funeral Service
July 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Island Memorial Funeral Home
49 S Munn Ave
East Orange, New Jersey 07017

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