Richard M. “Michael” Cushner
August 22, 1965 - February 4, 2022
Richard M. “Michael” Cushner, age 56, of Dover, DE, passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022, from a 11 month battle with Multiple Myeloma and COVID.
Born in Wilmington, DE on August 22, 1965, he was a son of the late Richard M. Schwalb and Carolyn (Allen) Cushner. Michael worked as a mechanic. He spent countless hours restoring watches and fixing things, he loved to work with his hands. Michael was also quite artistic and loved to draw. Above all, he cherished time spent with his family.
Michael is survived by his wife, Lisa Emerson Cushner; children, Michael Wisniewski (Brittany) of Middletown and Chase Cushing of Wilmington, NC; stepchildren, Nicole Williams of Dover and Jason Ruhl of Newark; grandchildren, Kyhlie, Aubreeh, Caleb, and Carson; siblings, Jeff Cushner (Debbie) and Kim (Danny); and a host of aunts, uncles, and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Dr. Adam Binder, Dr. Chris Terry and the nursing staff at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, especially Meghan. They have truly been wonderful throughout this whole process.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, February 14, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Michael’s memory to the Go Fund Me page set up to help with funeral expenses by clicking here.