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Ralph A. Forgione

1924 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Ralph A. Forgione Obituary

Ralph A. Forgione, 89, of the Plantsville section of Southington, died on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Kritz) Forgione. He was born in Southington on March 4, 1924, the son of the late Raphael and Catherine (Fiorello) Forgione. He was a Veteran of both WWII and the Korean War. He was a Lt. in the 14th Air Force with the Flying Tigers. He received several awards during his military career while on missions flying supplies in China and Burma. Mr. Forgione was a Co-Founder and owner of F&F Concrete Corp. which was started in 1953. He was a lifetime member of the Southington Elks Lodge. He was a member of the Sons of Italy and a former member of the Southington Town Council. He is survived by a son David A. Forgione and wife Peggy of Plantsville, a daughter Diane M. Walker of Grant, FL. He was the loving grandfather of Lauren, David and Daniel Forgione and Joshua and Benjamin Walker. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. Southington. Burial with military honors will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Southington Salvation Army, 91 Norton St. Plantsville, CT 06479 For online condolences visit www.dellavecchiafh.com
Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 10, 2013
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