In Memory of

Michael

Fairweather

Obituary for Michael Fairweather

It is with great sadness that the family of Mr. Michael Fairweather announces his passing on December 18, at the age of 67.

Michael was the beloved son of Betty Lou Fairweather (predeceased) and Ernest Howard Fairweather. Michael leaves behind his loving brothers and sisters, Bobby Fairweather (predeceased) his wife, Kathleen, Kathy Hunt and her husband, Paul, Maureen Chiappa, Alan Fairweather, Dottie Gollege and Joe Bosselman - and his nieces and nephews who he loved so much Micah, Jeffrey, Erica, Adam, Marisa and Heather and their children.

Along with his family, Michael will be forever missed by the love of his life, Toni Peladeau, and her kids who looked at Michael as a father, Riana, Nickolas and Corey - and his wife and kids, who loved him dearly.

Michael was a dedicated and valuable member of the Middlesex corporation as a low-bed truck driver for 36 years. He leaves behind a legacy of hard work, compassion and unwavering dedication as well as numerous friends and colleagues.

Aside from his passion being “The Low-Bed Driver” - Michael found joy in playing his keno numbers, cruising on his Harley motorcycle, and spending time with family and friends.

Michael Fairweather was the protector of everyone he loved, the rock in your life you could always lean on. His presence and selflessness attributes will be greatly missed and remembered.

In the words of our beloved Michael, “Bye, bye, bye…”

Please read below from Michael's work family...

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Michael Fairweather, a dedicated and beloved low bed truck driver who faithfully served The Middlesex Corporation for an impressive 36 years. Michael, affectionately known as Mikey, left us on Monday December 18, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of hard work, compassion, and unwavering dedication.

Mikey was more than just an employee; he was the Chuck Norris of Truck Drivers. His commitment to his job and the company was unparalleled, and he approached every task with diligence and a positive attitude. Mikey's work ethic set a standard for excellence, he would tackle the job like it owed him money. It inspired his colleagues and earned him the reputation of being “The Low Bed Driver” at The Middlesex Corporation.

Known for his generous spirit and willingness to help others, Mikey never uttered the word "no." colleagues and friends alike could always rely on him, and his willingness to lend a hand made him an invaluable asset to the company. He would lend you his last strap and not ask for it back. His contributions were especially vital to the railroad division, where his skills as a low bed truck driver and swivel dump driver played a crucial role in the success of numerous projects.

Beyond his professional achievements, Mikey was a beacon of respect and equality. He treated everyone with the same level of courtesy and consideration, regardless of their position or experience within the company. His ability to navigate
the multitude of personalities within the workplace showcased not only his professionalism but also his genuine kindness.

Mikey was not only a skilled driver but also a great mentor and teacher. His guidance and support helped shape the careers of many colleagues, and his legacy will continue to inspire future generations within The Middlesex Corporation. His patience and willingness to share his knowledge made him a cherished figure among his peers. The guy had a PhD in “Driving Trucks”

In the memory of Michael Fairweather, “The Low Bed Driver”, let us remember the man who drove not only trucks but also positive change within the company. His legacy of hard work, kindness, and mentorship will forever be etched in the hearts and minds of those who had the privilege of knowing him. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time. May he rest in peace, and may his legacy continue to shine brightly at The Middlesex Corporation. We all know he’s up there saying “Hey God, I got your machine. Where do you want it?”.
“ Ya Can’t Make it up, Bye, Bye, Bye………..”