Michael Sandy (Sillyboy, Papa Doe) Sacobie
1947 - 2024
Michael Sandy (Sillyboy, Papa Doe) Sacobie
Visitation Information
Jan 15th & 16th 2024
Visitation Time
2PM Monday & all day Tuesday
Visitation Location
30 Barlow Court, St. Mary’s First Nation
Service Information
Service Date
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Service Time
Service Location
St. Anthony's Catholic Church
Burial Information
Burial Location
St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery (In the Spring)
Requested Charity
NB Heart & Stroke Foundation
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The passing of Michael Sandy Sacobie (Sillyboy, Papa Doe) of St. Mary’s First Nation occurred at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton on Friday January 12th, 2024. He was 76 years old.  Born December 18th, 1947, in St. Mary’s, NB. He was the son of Michael Raymond Sacobie (Doctor Mike), and Mary Julie Paul (Bagun).

Michael was an excellent chef during his time with the American Army and he continued this role for many years for countless events. Besides being a chef, Michael had many different jobs for example he was a carpenter, janitor, taxi driver, bartender, and a professional bingo player to name a few. Michael always volunteered when he could, in many different capacities, for many different events. But most importantly, he was always there to help someone out.

He is survived by two sons: Percy Sacobie (Barb) of St. Mary’s, and Michael Dominic, two sisters Rose Tomah of Maine USA & Myrtle Kennedy of St. Mary’s, 9 grandchildren; Clinton, Sarando, Tyler, Anthony, Phoenix, Lucy, Emily, Joe & River, several great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews as well as his sweetheart, Glenda Sacobie.

Besides his parents, Michael was predeceased by his children; Michael, Anthony, DeeDee & Glen, one granddaughter Celine & her child, as well as brothers & sisters Patricia, Diane, Raymond, Rita, Percy, and Ruby.

Resting at 30 Barlow Court, St. Mary’s First Nation on Monday, January 15th, 2024, starting at 2 PM and all-day Tuesday, January 16th, 2024.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 17th, 2024, at 11 AM with Father Maria Arokiam Chinnappan as celebrant. Interment will take place in the church cemetery in the spring. 

Donations in Michael’s memory may be made to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Bishop’s Funeral Home & Crematorium 540 Woodstock Road, Fredericton have been entrusted with arrangements.  Online Condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed through www.bishopsfuneralhome.com

Michael Sandy (Sillyboy, Papa Doe) Sacobie