SPENCER: Lorenzo L. "Lester" Forgit, 91, of Main Street and formerly of Rochdale died Thursday, May 19th.
He leaves his wife of 67 years, Lorraine A. (Sorel) Forgit, 3 sons; Lester A. Forgit and his wife Susan of Worcester, Lawrence J. Forgit and his wife Claudia of North Brookfield and Lance E. Forgit and his wife Cindy of Sturbridge, 4 daughters; Linda Stanley and her husband Alden of Spencer, Louise Small and her husband Ed of Spencer, Lucille Newton and her husband Andrew of East Brookfield and Lisa Chaffee and her husband Herb of Brookfield, a brother Raymond Forgit of Orrs Island, ME, 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by 2 brothers; Arthur Forgit and Rev. Ambrose Forgit.
Mr. Forgit was born in Thompson, CT, son of Arthur J. and Alice E. (Wellington) Forgit. He worked at Wyman Gordon Co. in Worcester as a die sinker for 44 years retiring in 1986. He proudly served his country during World War II, first as a seaman in the Merchant Marines, then for two years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the Worcester Men of Song. He enjoyed going to yard sales and tinkering around the house fixing things. He loved music and played the harmonica.
The funeral will be held Monday, May 23rd from J. HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer with a Mass at 10:30 AM in St. John the Baptist Church, North Brookfield Rd., East Brookfield. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. A calling hour will precede the funeral from 9:00-10:00 AM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Provincial Office, 77 Adams Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719.