MERANDA, Michael (Mike) John died suddenly on February 27, 2013. Beloved husband of Kristin (Larson) Meranda, loving father of daughter Madeline Claire Meranda and son Joshua Michael Meranda, and loving playmate to Nick and Bear (Golden Retrievers). Mike is also survived by a sister Sheryl (Meranda) Dallas, nephew Derek and Dillon Dallas, and niece Meranda (Mandy) Dallas.
Mike was born in central Indiana and has been a resident of Barrington, RI with his wife and children since 2011. A graduate of Avon High School in Indiana, he received a degree from Purdue University and an MS and MBA degree from the University of San Francisco.
Highlights of Mike's career include leading a marketing team that launched the world's first online bank. He also lead a global team of business and technology leaders that commercialized Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, and a number of global assignments that included running a technology firm in Dubai, UAE.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rhode Island Fencing Academy, 14 Almeida Ave., East Providence, RI 02914 or to Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355.
Relatives and friends may call at 4PM on Thursday, March 7, 2013 in the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main Street, Warren and may participate in a Service to be held at 5 PM.