Mike was born in Waterville, Oct. 15, 1956, the son of Henry and Lillian Vigue Bergeron. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being with grandbabies and children. He was a former businessman. He enjoyed building street rods especially his 37 chevy truck. He is survived by his son, Michael E. Gilman and wife Beth Morrison of Oakland; four daughters, Kristina J. Parker and husband Ryan of Fairfield and Lori Walters of Hallowell, Crystal Mushero of Fairfield and BobbiJo Gilman of Chelsea; girlfriend, Stacey Bragg; mother of his children and close companion, Susan M. Gilman; two brothers, Paul Bergeron of Canaan and Bobby Bergeron ofClinton; a sister, Dorothy Bickford of Shawmut; an aunt, Patsy Holmes of Waterville; six grandsons, Landen Parker, Jordan Savage, Bryan and Gavin Mushero, Christopher and Chuck Bergeron; seven granddaughters, Sierra Savage, Taylor and Kelsey Mushero, Grace and Lydia Walters, Victoria and Alexis Lint; a niece, Danielle Bergeron, three nephews, Bryon and Chad Bergeron and Brandon Bickford. Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 at the Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Sat. Sept. 24 at the funeral home.