Michael David Elson, 61 went to be with his Lord, Jesus Christ, on July 25, 2019 in Orlando, FL. Michael was born on May 1, 1958 in Cortland to the late David Allen & Jeanniene DeClercq Elson. He was a 1976 graduate of McGraw High School and a 1978 graduate of Herkimer Community College. Michael had a long career in television working for 28 years in Orlando with Channel 6; he was currently working for Home Instead Senior Care. He enjoyed bicycling, skiing, visiting family and worshiping at True Ministries in Orlando, FL. He is survived by his brother and sister in law, Allen and Brenda Elson; sister, Susan Elson; 2 nieces, 1 nephew, and various aunts, uncles and cousins.
His family will receive relatives and friends from 1 pm – 2:30 pm Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Grace Christian Fellowship, 1250 Fisher Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045; with a Celebration of Life to follow at 2:30 pm with Rev. Michael Dunn officiating. Burial will be private in McGraw Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to True Ministries, 1001 Idaho Court, Ocoee, FL 34761.