MONCTON, NB – Thomas Michael “Mike” Bembridge, 81, died peacefully with his family by his side at the Moncton Hospital, on Friday, February 24, 2023.
Mike enjoyed an esteemed career in journalism spanning 35 years, retiring in 1996 from The Times-Transcript as Publisher.
Mike was an active member of his community contributing his time and devotion to many organizations. He was the proud recipient of the Governor General Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in recognition of his significant and continuous contribution to his community.
Born in Halifax, NS, he was the son of the late John Thomas Bembridge and his wife Mary Louise.
Mike will be sadly missed by: Marion Bembridge (Osborne) his wife of 56 years; his sons: Christopher of Toronto, Craig of Moncton and Cory (Stacey) of Boundary Creek; his grandchildren: Jayme (Joe) and Madison (Noel); his siblings: Phyllis-Joyce Awad (late Joseph), Paul Frederick Bembridge (late Elizabeth), Stephen Thomas Wood (Judy) all of Dartmouth, and Aliceson Frederick S. Bembridge of Montreal; his sister-in-law: Carolyn Bembridge of Yellowknife; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother: John Anthony Bembridge.
As per Mike’s wishes, there will be no visitation at the funeral home. A celebration of his life will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, 51 Church Street, Moncton, NB, on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM.
In Mike’s memory, a donation can be made to the Karing Kitchen, St. George’s Anglican church or a charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Centre
625 Mountain Street, Moncton,
My sincere condolences to Marion and the boys! Michael was such a wonderful man and I am so happy I got to meet him and take care of his feet.
Thinking of you all Jessica Melanson
Condolences to family and friends. Sending warmest newfie hugs to Cory. ❤️❤️
So sorry for your loss .My deepest sympathies to all the family 💐
Oh, so many, many years, always a pleasure, always an honor, to spend time with Marion & Michael, the best friend I ever had.
We were all so saddened about the passing of Michael. He was a great man and will definitely be missed. May he rest in peace.
So Sorry to Hear Cory, Condolences to your friends and family from your AMJ Campbell Family. Please feel free to rely on us, if you need any assistance. We are here for you, now more than ever. Sending warm hugs and Love <3
Cory, so sorry for your loss and condolences to you and your family ❤️❤️❤️
Sincere condolences to Aunt Marion and my cousins. Didn’t get to spend a lot of time with Uncle Michael, but I have fond memories of the times we did. May he be at peace.
Cory, so sorry for your loss and my deepest condolences to your family as well. May he rest in peace.
My sincere sympathies to you Fred and your family in this difficult passage 💐
My sincere sympathy to you Fred and your family 💐 take care during this difficult and painful passage…
Dearest Uncle Mike, how I will miss our phone chats mainly through Aunt Marion of late. There would never be enough space to say all I could. I have nothing but fond memories over so many years. You were both like second parents to me, how fortunate was I. You were the best of the best. I love you.
To Aunt Marion, Christopher, Craig and Cory I send my heartfelt condolences. Love you all.
My condolences to Mike’s family. I worked for him at the newspaper for years. RIP Mike
So sad to hear of this – thinking of our friend Chris and his family as they say goodbye to their Father – hugs to one and all
Marion , Cory, Craig and Christopher
We were so sorry to hear about Mike. He was such a great man. We enjoyed our conversation with he and Marion. Mike was always so positive and pleasant although he has had a tough journey with his health in recent years, Our love and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Dave and Roberta
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father, Cory. You and your family are in our thoughts during this difficult time. We hope you are able to take time with family and friends to celebrate all of the wonderful memories.
Marion and family, I’m so sorry to learn of Mike’s passing. I worked with Mike for 15 years at T&T. Mike was always good to me.
My deepest sympathies.
Dear Marion, Cory, Stacey and Bembridge family:
We are deeply saddened by your profound loss with the sudden passing of Michael. May you treasure your lifetime of cherished memories spent with him. Sending you continued courage, strength, much love and light during this most sorrowful time and always.
Deborah and Jimmy Towery
So sorry to hear of Michael’s passing. He was the salt of the earth and will be missed. Condolences to Marion, Chris, Cory and Craig and family.
Marion and family, so sorry for your loss. Jean
My sincere condolences to Marion, Cory, Craig, Christopher and all the family tomorrow I will be sure no hat for a great man….
Thinking of you cory and your family at this so difficult time sending love and hugs he will be always with you all in your heart and all the beautiful memories ❤️
My condolences to the entire Bembridge family, He was a great man to work with, Respectfully Grant