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John J. Forhan

October 11, 1939 ~ November 28, 2019 (age 80)

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John J. Forhan, 80 of Marlborough, died on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester surrounded by his loving family.

John was born in Clinton, MA the son of the late John and Margaret (Hebard) Forhan and was predeceased by his wife, Madelein (Lemay) Forhan in 2004.

He graduated from Northeastern University and worked in electronics as an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer.

John served in the U. S. Navy.    

He is survived by his daughter, June Carter and her husband, Darren of NC; 2 sons, Brian Forhan and his wife Jen of Hudson, Mark Forhan and his wife Michelle of Auburn; a sister, Mickey Stowell and her husband Ray of Clinton; 2 brothers, Harry Forhan and his wife Amy of Clinton and Tom Forhan and his wife Marsha of Lancaster; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, John was predeceased by his sister, Sheila Stuka in 2014

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect Street, Marlborough, MA. Burial will follow in the family lot in St. John’s Cemetery, Parker Road, Lancaster, MA.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, December 3 from 4-7 p.m. in the Short & Rowe Funeral Home, 95 West Main Street, Marlborough, MA

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in John’s name may be made to Rose Monahan Hospice, 10 Judith Road, Worcester, MA 01602

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December 3, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Short & Rowe Funeral Home
95 West Main Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

Mass of Christian Burial
December 4, 2019

9:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church (Marlborough)

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