Michael Forton

Michael Anthony "Tony" Forton

1964 - 2019
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Michael Anthony “Tony” Forton, 55, of Havre de Grace, MD passed away on August 2, 2019, at Harford Memorial Hospital.
Michael was born in Bainbridge, MD, to the late Ronald Joseph Cason and Nellie Louise Clay.
Michael was the devoted husband of 27 years to Toni Bernardi Forton, loving step-father of Brittany Jennings (Dan Turner) of Havre de Grace, MD, Joshua Jennings of Havre de Grace, MD. He had 5 grandchildren that were his pride and joy, Hayden Jennings, Kyleigh Turner, Joshua Jennings, II, all of Havre de Grace, MD, Zairaney Jennings of Houston, MO, and Ella Jennings of Aberdeen, MD.
Michael’s hobbies included walking, watching Westerns, and spending time with his grandchildren. In the words of his “Tatorbud”, “He was the Best Poppy Ever”.
Michael also leaves behind 6 sisters and 5 brothers: Arlene Erwin (Bill), of Hope, AR, Debbie VanDyke of Elkton, MD, Donna Troy and Maryann Baldwin of Havre de Grace, MD, Paula Leugers of Independence, KY, Michael Cason of Iverness, KY, Richard Forton, Francis Forton, Mark Forton, all of Havre de Grace, MD, and the late Brenda Cuffley. He is also survived by brother-in-law Frank Bernardi, Sister-in-law Frances Thomas, a life-long best friend, David Necessary, and lots of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 18, 2019, from 2-4 PM, at American Legion Post 47, 501 St. John Street, Havre de Grace, MD. Pastor Ronald Turner will officiate.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    American Legion Post 47
    501 St. John Street
    HAVRE DE GRACE, MD 21078
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, August 18th, 2019 2:00pm
    Amercian Legion Post 47
    501 St. John Street
    HAVRE DE GRACE, MD 21078
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Kelly hagan

Posted at 05:06pm
U will be missed, it’s been many years but never forgotten RIP

Terry Acker

Posted at 08:08pm
So sorry to here about Tony Forton , send prayers and condolences to the Forton family

Doreen Ashford Posted at 09:18pm

Sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with the forton family

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