Michele was born and raised in West Chester, PA. She served in the U.S. Army after graduating high school and was stationed in Grafenwoehr, Germany. After getting out of the Army she joined the Pennsylvania National Guard where she met her husband Don. They married and moved to Logan Township, NJ in 1993. She is the mother of three boys Donald, David and Joey.
She attends Green Ridge Baptist Church in Aston, PA. In her spare time she likes to do crossword puzzles, read, geocache and scrapbook and spend time with her family at the shore.