John Forbes

February 6th, 1952 to August 20th, 2021

John Henry Forbes, 69, of Worth Township died Friday, August 20, 2021.

He was born February 6, 1952 in Sarnia, Ontario to the late Clarence and Edna Forbes. He married Patricia L. Bonin on April 28, 1972 in St. Mary Catholic Church.

John was a 1971 graduate of Marysville High School. He was a member of Holy Trinity Parish St. Joseph Catholic Church. He loved old trucks, tractors and motorcycles and enjoyed camping with his family.

John is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patti; five children, Stacey Forbes, Lisa Forbes-Smith, Sarah Forbes-Smith, Holly (Bob) Hallay, and Robin (Ben) Sargent; sixteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and two sisters, Jackie Pruliere and Sharon Collins. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Forbes; and sister, Beverly Kelley.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 24, 2021 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 in Holy Trinity Parish St. Joseph Catholic Church with visitation beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Reverend Bradley Forintos will officiate.

Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Port Huron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Parish St. Joseph Catholic Church. To send condolences, visit

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