JA Snow Funeral Home

339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS


Michael Anthony Antoniak

January 13, 1980September 20, 2019

On Friday, September 20th, 2019, Michael Anthony Antoniak, loving son, brother and friend passed away at age 38.

Mike was born on January 13, 1981, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to George and Jane Antoniak (passed 1999). Growing up in the North end, Mike was always MVP in the sports he played (baseball and tennis). He graduated from Queen Elizabeth High in 2000 and began working in the construction field in British Columbia, attaining his journeyman apprenticeship.

Mike had a passion for learning and people. He loved to read and would often debate and discuss the ideas and concepts in the books and literature he was currently reading with his friends and family. He enjoyed engaging in thought provoking conversations that would demonstrate Mike's l ove of learning and his desire to share that knowledge with those around him. He was also an avid music lover and friend to all animals. He was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit.

Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Jane. He is survived by his father George, and his two sisters Tanja (and her spouse, Glenn), and Kristin (and her spouse, Ryan).

A funeral service will be held on Thursday November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Services will be held at JA Snow funeral home on 339 Lacewood Dr. All who would like to are welcome to attend this Memorial for and Celebration of Michael's life.

As Michael was experiencing hardship, any support for his services, interment or family can be made to the following gofundme link which will be received by his father George: https://www.gofundme.com/memorial-service-donations-for-michael-antoniak. Condolences may be sent to the family at 5520 Charles St, Halifax, B3K1K2.

Michael is desperately missed. The family thanks everyone for their support during this time.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 14, 2019


Michael Anthony Antoniak

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Joe Bitonti

November 15, 2019

I knew MIke well he had Avery good heart and all the time he be helpful I will truely miss him where Iam very best it his dad George we talked many times I am in my home town Sault Ste. Marie Ontario so sorry I can’t be with you GEorge

Kay Rhodenizer

November 14, 2019

George thinking of you. Only remember Michael as a young child but Ido remember how much you & Jane loved him.

Lola McNeil

November 14, 2019

My deepest condolences to George, and Michael's siblings, friends, and extended family. I only met Michael when he was a small, sweet boy, enjoying a fun time on the beach at Chocolate Lake with the family, and was very saddenedto learn if his passing. . Wishing you all deep peace, and healing as you grieve his loss. RIP Michael.

megan h

November 14, 2019

Mike was such a nice person. Very caring and sweet to everyone around him.

He will be missed. RIP.

Donna Minnis

November 12, 2019

Having lost my own son at the same place this April, I really feel for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Craig Robar

November 12, 2019

I met mike at the salvation army you know he was a good man I knew this when I met him and his dad george had a genuine love
For his son as he called many a time looking for him

Jane Porter

November 12, 2019

Michael, I only knew you as a sweet child with a shy smile. I'm sorry I didn't know you as an adult. I am sad that you left everyone so soon. My deep condolences go out to your family, George, Tanja and Kristin.

Cindy & Chris Robichaud

November 11, 2019

Chris and I had the pleasure of meeting Michael about 3 years ago for the first time at a birthday party for his little sister, our daughter-in-law Kristin. He was a kind and gentle soul with a big smile every time I seen him. You will be missed. Rest in Peace Michael. 🙏

Julia Feltham

November 11, 2019

Mike has always been funny, kind, chivalrous and lovely... with such a good heart and contagious smile. Such a beautiful soul. I can't believe he's gone.

Margaret Ann”Mame” Rouse

November 8, 2019

Mike will never be forgotten. It was a pleasure to have known him. He used to come to visit my home with my niece. He was a breath of fresh air . The room lit up with his smile. His gentle and kind spirit with a hug , made my day. He was a special soul..
Out families spent Christmas of 2014 together.
George, Tonja and Kristen. His spirit isn’t far. He always talked about you all with love.
May , his memories bring you peace. . “Mame”