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Michael C. Tanner, 55, Of Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Michael Curtis Tanner, 55, passed away Sept. 10, 2015.

He was born Feb. 16, 1960, in Stamford, a son of the late James H. Tanner and Rita Beach Tanner.

He was employed by the City of Bridgeport at the time of his passing.

He is survived by his daughter, Nekia Tanner, two step-daughters, Jenette Waters and Evyette Waters, two grandchildren, two sisters, Janet Davis (Tommy) and Leslie Pegues (Jenis), one brother, Richard Tanner Sr. and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Tanner was predeceased by two brothers, James Tanner and Charles Tanner.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday followed by a service of celebration at noon at Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 29 Grove St., Stamford with the Rev. Dr. Tommie Jackson officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.

Services have been entrusted to Downer Funeral Home.

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