Mystic - Kevin B. Forrest, 64, of Mystic, passed away on Dec. 27, 2013, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.|
He was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Daytona, Fla., to Anne Mae Forrest and Stan Hoarty. Kevin attended Stonington High School and shortly after graduating joined the U.S. Army. He served in the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1970.
On May 26, 2004, he married Lori (Christian) Forrest.
Kevin had a strong passion for music and enjoyed playing his guitar as well as his harmonica. He played in several bands throughout the years. Kevin was also a lifetime member of the Mystic V.F.W. Post 3263 and a longtime member of the Social Society Frohsinn, also in Mystic. Kevin worked and retired after 34 years from the Aquarion Water Co.
Kevin is survived by his beloved wife, Lori; his daughter, Heather Delaporta and son-in-law, Scott, of Mystic; son, Sean Forrest of Jewett City; sister, Lynn Hoarty of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
His family will greet relatives and friends from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl St., Mystic, with full military honors presented at 2:45 p.m. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Published in The Day on Jan. 1, 2014