Michael C. Downing, 44, passed away November 25. A son of the late John C. and Joan C. (Donovan) Downing, Michael was born in Framingham, Mass., and grew up in East Greenwich.
He worked for the New Horizon Group in the Boston area. Mike graduated Bishop Hendricken High School in 1993 and received his Bachelor’s degree from St. Anselm College. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and lifelong friends at his family’s summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.
He is survived by three siblings, John C. Downing, Jr. and his wife Jennifer; Mark C. Downing and his wife Tracy; and Cathy Black and her husband David. He was a devoted and caring uncle to his six nieces and nephews, Kyle, Colleen, Zach, Emily, Sarah and Nicholas.
Calling hours: Friday, Dec. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. His funeral and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Autism Project, 1516 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI 02919.