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Michael Raymond Drolet

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“Please know my thoughts and prayers have been with you and your family. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Anne Baggett - Summerville, SC

“Carol, I was so sorry to read about the loss of your beloved husband. My heart goes out to you at this sad time. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Elaine Moore Schupp - Asheville, NC

“With deepest sympathy. ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Dr.William Morris - Cashiers, NC

“My prayers, condolences, and thoughts are with you and your family. May God bless you and your family. Be thankful for all the love you both hold for...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Joe LaTorre - Charleston, SC

“My prayers, condolences, and thoughts are with you and your family. May God bless you and your family. Be thankful for all the love you both hold for...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Joe LaTorre - Charleston, SC

“Dear Carol and family, I am so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. He was always smiling and kind. He was truly a man who loved his family. ...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Warren - Hanahan, SC

“To the Drolet familyThoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Mike was always cheerful and it was always a pleasure to talk to...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: BILL McCARTNEY - CHARLESTON, SC

“Dear Carol and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Mike was always outside working in the yard and would stop to smile and wave to us.He was...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Jim and Felicia Turner - SC

“So sorry for your loss ! From our family to yours ... The Livingston's ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Philip Livingston IV - SC

“A beautiful quiet man whose greatest vision was for his family. He was balast for his friends in lifes storm. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Penny & Grant Patton - Charleston, SC

“Dear Ron, so sorry to hear of your brother's passing. He is now with our Lord and pain free. You and BK and his family are in my prayers and thinking...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Christine Hill - Charleston, SC

“My love and prayers are with you and your family. Connie ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: connie comer comer - Charleston, SC

“Cashion and family, I am very sorry for your loss. Praying for your entire family as you grieve and celebrate the life of your dad. Judy Morast-Morin ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Judy Morast-Morin - Moncks Corner, SC

“Dear Carol and familyPrayers for you all during this time, may God grant you peace and comfort now and in the days to follow. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Ben & Mary Beth Walker - NC

“Please accept my deepest sympathy. I have many good memories when we all lived in Summerville. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Rita ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Rita Pardieck - Charleston, SC

“Dear Jamie I was saddened by learning of your loss of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Richard M Ouzts - Greenville, IA


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18 of 20 | Posted by: Richard M Ouzts - Greenville, SC

“Jamie so sorry to learn of your father's passing. Praying for you and your family to find comfort in your memories and faith. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Kim Cooper - Moncks Corner, SC

“I am so sorry for the loss to you family. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Jennifer Platt - Alexandria, VA


Michael Raymond Drolet, 76, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Carol James Drolet passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 16, 2020 in Old St. Andrews Parish Church, 2604 Ashley River Road at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 pm in J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Michael was born April 12, 1943 in Hattiesburg, MS, the eldest son of Major Raymond Arthur Drolet and Mrs. Mary Nell Cashion Drolet. As a child of an Army officer, he lived all over the world. Michael graduated from Bishop England High School in 1961 and Clemson University in 1965. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in Korea during the Vietnam War and rose to the rank of Captain.

After being honorably discharged from the Army, Michael worked as an industrial engineer for Cummins Engine Company and General Electric. He opened his own construction firm as a general contractor, working in both residential and commercial sectors. He was a member of Old St. Andrew's Parish Church.

Michael was a beloved husband, father and "Grandy", who dearly loved his family. His greatest joys were family gatherings and celebrations. No one cheered the Clemson Tigers with more zeal. He was a gentleman and family man who made time for coaching little league football, camping, fishing, woodworking and playing with his eight grandchildren and two West Highland Terriers, Molly and Maxwell.

Michael is survived by his wife, Carol; sons: James Drolet (Amy), Cameron Drolet, Sr. and Daniel Drolet, Sr. (Millie); daughter, Lisbeth Claire Cashion Drolet; grandchildren: Henderson, Helen, Caroline MacKay, Cameron, Jameson, Truman Emily and Daniel; four brothers: Ronald, Larry, Mark and James; many nieces and nephews; and his stepmother, Mary Ellen Drolet.

He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Harper Elizabeth Drolet.