Longtime Watertown Cab Driver Remembered
Mike Prespolis, who drove taxis in town for many years, passed away Feb. 1.
Mike Prespolis, a longtime cab driver in Watertown, died Feb. 1 at the age of 54.
Moe Taha owner of Watertown Taxi, said that Prespolis was a great guy to work with.
“He was just a person who would do anything for you,” Taha said. “He’s been in taxi business for a long time, mostly in Watertown.”
Taha first met Prespolis in the mid-1990s. His death came as a shock to those at Watertown Taxi, Taha said.
“At the beginning I didn’t believe it, of course,” Taha said. “He was healthy, he had no medical problems.”
He will be missed around Watertown, Taha said.
“Generally, he was just a wonderful guy who did a lot for the community and his family,” Taha said.
Prespolis is survived by his wife Lori (Ricci) Prespolis; children Addie and Elsie; and his siblings John, Carol Nakahara, Janet Buchino, Paula Couture, Francis and Helen Botelho.
Funeral services will be handled by at the Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main St. in Watertown.