Roosevelt Island Public Safety Officer Frensheria Michael Passed Away Sunday March 31 - Condolences To Her Family, Friends And Colleagues
Image of Roosevelt Island Public Safety Officer Frensheria D. Michael From RIOC
A sad report. According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
We are profoundly saddened to announce that Frensheria D. Michael, an officer of the Roosevelt Island Public Safety Department, passed away on Sunday, March 31.I often saw Officer Michael on Main Street. She was always quick with a smile and a hello. Condolences to her family and colleagues.
Officer Michael served with the Public Safety Department since August 2, 1999 as a Patrol Officer, and had been a certified member of the department's Bicycle Unit since August 14, 2006. She served the community with honor, dedication and pride. During her tenure, she received a Meritorious Service Award and an Exceptional Merit Award. She was also scheduled to receive a Life Saving Medal.
Officer Michael quickly earned the respect and admiration from all her fellow officers as well as members of the Roosevelt Island community. She was gifted with patience, and was often seen on Main Street, speaking with senior citizens and young folks in particular. Officer Michael was a wonderful person and a very professional officer. She will be deeply missed.
UPDATE 4/7 - Officer Michael's funeral will be on April 8.