Michael Patrick Harkins Sr. “Mike” passed away suddenly on December 31, 2019 in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida at the age of 54. Mike is survived by his mother, Joan Harkins; his wife, Estela Harkins; his children, Danielle Marie Harkins and Michael Patrick Harkins Jr.; his siblings, Paul Harkins and Lorraine Harkins. Mike is preceded in death by his wife Mary Ellen Harkins and brother Mark Sheehan.
Mike was an accomplished commodities broker, buying and selling food ingredients for his customer base. He was a loving and caring husband, father, son, and brother. He was an extremely generous individual and loved his children more than anything in the world. He was an exceptional conversationalist and a great friend to many. He was a hard worker and had many passions in life which included traveling, dining at the finest restaurants, golfing, fishing, and of course a good game of Hold’em.
He will truly be missed.
Visitation is on January 7, 2020 from 3 pm to 8 pm at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale, IL.
Funeral Mass is on January 8, 2020 at 10 am at Holy Ghost Church, 254 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL.
Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S Wolf Rd, Hillside, IL 60162.
Celebration to follow at Crossroads Tavern and Eatery, 396 W Irving Park Rd, Wood Dale, IL 60191.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Follow the directions to donate via link https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/our-