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WILLIAM H. FORBES Jr.


1947 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
WILLIAM H. FORBES Jr. Obituary
FORBES, William H., Jr. Of Melrose, September 24, 2016, age 68. Beloved husband of 45 years to Mary (DiMino) Forbes. Loving father of William H. Forbes, III of Saugus, Scott M. Forbes & his wife Susan of Melrose, the late Joel A. Forbes and Julie Hollenbaugh & her husband Joshua of FL. Cherished grandfather of Abygail, Will, Jackson, Carter, Cyann, Camden & Jaycee. Caring brother of Patricia Fresco of Stoneham, Felicia Kalloch & her husband David of NC, Mark Forbes of MA and Cindy Foulkes & her husband James of FL. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., MELROSE on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 from 3:00-8:00 PM. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Thursday Sept. 29th at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, Herbert St., Melrose at 10:00 AM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment, with military honors, at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. US Army Vietnam War Veteran. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Melrose Veterans Memory Project @ www.melrose-veterans- memory-project.org or to the Melrose Veterans Fund, made payable to City of Melrose, 562 Main St., Melrose, MA 02176. For obituary, directions or to send a message of condolence, please visit: www.gatefh.com.

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781-665-1949
Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 26, 2016
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