Earl D. Forkapa, 81, of Wickliffe, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Lake Health West Medical Center in Willoughby.
He was born June 29, 1931, in Cleveland, and had been a Lake County resident for the past 38 years, living in Wickliffe.
He was a U.S. Air Force
He was the beloved husband of 57 years to Dolores J. (Robinson) Forkapa; brother of Sally (Pat) Minotti, Paul (Carol) Forkapa, Elaine (Alex) McCullough and Hardy Forkapa; and uncle of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Milan R. and Vera (Brushwood) Forkapa; and siblings, Victor Forkapa, Milan R. Forkapa Jr. and Susy Throop.
Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby. Interment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.www.MCVfuneralhomes.com