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Edward R. Forte

August 19, 1932 — August 5, 2020

Rensselaer- Edward R. Forte age 87 passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. He was born in Albany to the late Louis C., Sr. and Marie (Roulf) Forte and was a lifelong resident of the City of Rensselaer. Ed was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed camping and spending time with his family. Husband of 65 years to to Marjorie (Lockwood) Forte. Father of Linda M. Forte. Grandfather of Jennifer (Christopher) Trager, Justin (Lindsay) Wilkinson and Jarrid Wilkinson. Great grandfather of Preston Trager. Brother of Thomas (Elaine) Forte, Kenneth Forte and the late Richard (Loretta) Forte, James (survives Linda) Forte and Louis (Carole) Forte, Jr. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral will be in the W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Avenue Rensselaer Monday at 1:30PM. Relatives and friends are invited and may call prior to the service from 11:30AM - 1:30PM. Masks are required, occupancy limitations and social distancing will be observed. Interment will be in New Rural Cemetery, East Greenbush. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The American Heart Association or The National Kidney Foundation.

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Visitation

Monday, August 10, 2020

11:30am - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

W.J. Lyons Jr. Funeral Home Inc.

1700 Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, NY 12144

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Funeral Service

Monday, August 10, 2020

1:30 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment

Monday, August 10, 2020

Starts at 2:15 pm (Eastern time)

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