Mike Halladay-Forester

Michael Roy Halladay-Forester passed away on Friday May 25, 2018, a victim of cancer at the age of 62. Born in Dunville September 3, 1955. Survived by his loving wife of 34 years Valerie Fulton and his step children Michael Kelly and Cash Kelly. He is survived by his brother Paul (Claudette) Halladay of Calgary, sisters Patti and Richard Empey, Linda and Andy Juras, Frances and Marcel Frechette , all of Niagara Falls. Michael leaves behind his brothers and sisters in law Terry (Bonnie), Dennis (Jovi) , Ross (Dorothy) Fulton, Laurie (Don) and Teresa (Troy). Also survived by 26 nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Beverley and Mary Halladay. Mike and Valerie came to Chatham Kent in 1985 to operate bicycle rentals and fire wood sales at Rondeau Park. Mike had a passion for bicycles. He will be remembered riding around Blenheim on his “homemade” recumbent bike. He worked at an assortment of jobs, his most recent as a delivery driver for Blenheim Shoppers Drug Mart. His second passion was art. He enjoyed painting in various mediums and subjects including the portarit of “fat Jimmee” that hangs in the Bar and Grill. Cremation has taken place.

All are welcome to attend A Celebration of Mike’s Life  on Sunday June 24 at Blenheim Legion – 2 pm. 

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4 Comments on “Mike Halladay-Forester”

  1. Valerie , Cash and Michael and families our sincere condolences for your loss , he had suffered so much in the last 2 yrs his sister Patti Ann kept us in touch and updated on his health issues ,
    May he rest in peace and God Bless him
    Its a very difficult time for you all…… he’s in God hands now
    Paul and I are thinking of you

    sincerely
    Paul and Claudette Halladay

  2. Our deepest sympathies Valerie & all of your family,Mike was a trooper,we got the chance to see him bouncing back & came singing Kareoke & you have been great wife you stood by Mike’s side until the end.
    May he rest in peace & free of pain no more.
    God Bless you & all your family.
    Love you Valerie!
    Phi & Rae Hill

  3. So sorry for your loss. You were such a great couple together, always supporting each other in your interests and passions in life. His release from pain is a blessing, but he will be truly missed.

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