Neil Lee Forthman

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Neil Lee Forthman, age 77 of Sykesville, died Sunday, October 22, 2017 at his home. Born November 8, 1939 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Marvin Lee Forthman and the late Vara Agnes Wimmer Forthman. He was the husband of Judith Sharon Forthman of Sykesville, his wife of 57 years. A 1957 graduate of Sykesville High School, Neil was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was an accomplished businessman in the automotive industry. Neil was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Community in Eldersburg where he was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #7612 for many years. Active in his community, he was a member of Sykesville South Carroll Rotary Club, Sykesville American Legion, and a life member of the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department. Surviving in addition to his wife are son and daughter-in-law Neil and Theresa Forthman of Sykesville, daughter Stacy Fitzgerald of Westminster, grandsons Nicholas Forthman and Matthew Fitzgerald, brothers Craig Forthman and his wife Donna, and Gary Forthman and his wife Debbie, and mother-in-law Dorothy Manner of Sykesville. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Rd., Sykesville. Funeral liturgy will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Rd., Eldersburg. Inurnment will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00 am at Springfield Cemetery in Sykesville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157 or to the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department, P.O. Box 275, Sykesville, MD 21784.



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Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
410-795-1400
Published in Carroll County Times on Oct. 24, 2017
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