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Delvin Forte

Obituary of Delvin Leonard Forte

Mr. Delvin L. Forte, age 77 of Painesville, Ohio passed away June 8, 2011 at Hospice House of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born to the late Daniel and Dolly Eptin Forte on September 17, 1933 in Raleigh, Mississippi. He was a member and Deacon of Union Community Church in Concord and on the Executive Deacon Board. Delvin loved fishing, gardening and was a master carpenter, whose work is evident in many churches and homes throughout Lake County. His family and working in the church were central to his enjoyment in life. He was a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Mr. Forte retired from Stampco in Euclid, Ohio in 1994 and previously had been with American Stamping. He is survived by his wife Bertha, whom he married in 1953. His children Linda (Tyrone) Forte-Davenport of Detroit, Michigan, Gregory (Lovey) Forte of Cincinnati, Ohio and Pamela Forte of Painesville, Ohio. He also leaves his grandchildren Angela, Auriana and Tyrone Jaydon as well as sister Ernestine Jones of Painesville, Ohio. Mr. Forte was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph, Milton, Walter and Charles. His sisters Beatrice Hamilton, Eunice Lawson and Rachael Hays. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon Saturday at Union Community Church, 10959 Johnnycake Ridge Rd., Concord, Ohio. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church. Rev. Roderick A. Coffee I, Pastor of Union Community Church will officiate. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the youth of Union Community Church. Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home, Painesville. Online guest book and condolences at
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Funeral Service

Monday, January 1, 2001
Union Community Church
10949 Johnnycake Ridge Rd.
Concord, Ohio, United States
Service Time:

Interment at: Riverside Cemetery

12:00 pm
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Riverside Cemetery
Riverside Drive
Painesville, Ohio, United States


When Saturday, June 11th, 2011, 11:00am - 12:00pm Location Union Community Church Address 10959 Johnnycake Ridge Rd. Concord, OH 44077 Share on Facebook

Interment Information

Location Riverside Cemetery Address 398 Riverside Drive Painesville, OH 44077 Share on Facebook

Service Information

When Saturday, June 11th, 2011, 12:00pm Officiating Rev. Roderick A. Coffee I Location Union Community Church Address 10959 Johnnycake Ridge Rd. Concord, OH 44077 Share on Facebook