Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home

Proud Affiliate of Forastiere Family Funeral Service, Inc.
We encourage you to contact the funeral home to verify time and location before attending services or visitation.

Recent Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home Obituaries:

Ann H. McManus, 77, a resident of Agawam since 2005, and former longtime resident of West Springfield, died early Friday morning, February 27, 2015 at Genesis Health Care System of Westfield. She was born and educated...
Read Full Obituary for Ann McManus
Published in The Republican from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2015
Donald David Stratton, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2015 while vacationing in Montego Bay Jamaica. Dave began his teaching career in the Chicopee Public Schools before...
Read Full Obituary for Donald David Stratton
Published in The Republican from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2015
Ronald Bruce Sparrow, 86, of Agawam, passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 25th at Heritage Hall East in Agawam. He was born in Springfield to the late Raymond and Gladys (Fiske) Sparrow and step mother, Nellie...
Read Full Obituary for Ronald Bruce Sparrow
Published in The Republican from Feb. 27 to Mar. 1, 2015
Charles “Charlie” Augustino Grasso, 76, beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend passed away on February 20, 2015. Charlie has gone to join his soul mate and treasured wife of 52 years,...
Read Full Obituary for Charles A. Grasso
Published in The Republican from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, 2015
Merilyn D. (Stratton) Brown was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 7, 1930 to Wilma (Pence) Stratton and Aubrey E. Stratton. She was a member of the Agawam Congregational Church where she served as a deacon, as a member of...
Read Full Obituary for Merilyn D. Brown
Published in The Republican from Feb. 21 to Feb. 26, 2015
Louis J. Daponte, 83, of this town and previously of East Longmeadow, passed away on Monday (Feb. 16, 2015) at Mercy Medical Center.
He was the husband of Rose (Carabetta) Garvin Daponte. Louis was born in...
Read Full Obituary for Louis J. Daponte
Published in The Republican from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22, 2015
Donald A. Sorel, 72, passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015 in Baystate Medical Center. Born on November 30, 1942 in North Adams, MA, Don grew up in Williamstown, MA before moving to Agawam. He was the son of the...
Read Full Obituary for Donald A. Sorel
Published in The Republican from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2015
Antoinette “Anne” M. (Del Negro) Tyrkas, 92, passed away Thurs. Feb 12th at Heritage Hall. Born in Spfld. to the late Ciro and Giovannina (Contrino) Del Negro, she was a longtime area resident. She was...
Read Full Obituary for Antoinette M. Tyrkas
Published in The Republican from Feb. 14 to Feb. 16, 2015
Ernest “Dave” Evans Jr., 86, passed away at Mercy Hospital on Tuesday, February 10. Born November 7, 1928, Dave honorably served his country in the United States Air Force attaining the rank of Sergeant....
Read Full Obituary for Ernest D. Evans Jr.
Published in The Republican from Feb. 11 to Feb. 12, 2015
Fred Hugh LaPlace, 84, passed away peacefully at home. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Desmond and Jane (Blaney) LaPlace. As a young man he proudly served his country in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean...
Read Full Obituary for Fred H. LaPlace
Published in The Republican from Feb. 9 to Feb. 11, 2015