Stockholm, NJ: Gerald Henry Forgione, 72 years old, died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Newton Medical Center. Born to Dr. Gerald J. Forgione and Laura (Grasso) Forgione in Waterbury, CT, he had lived in Southington, CT and Denville before moving to the Skywood Estates section of Stockholm, NJ in 1984.
Gerald was a graduate of St. John’s Prep in Davers, MA and then received his BA in Political Science and Criminology from LIU in Southampton and Brooklyn, NY. Gerald worked as a criminal investigator for C.N.A. in Chicago and then moved to their Regional Office in Cedar Knolls and then worked for C.G.U. in Florham Park, NJ, retiring in 2003. He served with the Hardyston Twp. Planning Board in 1988 and was a member of the Sussex County Republican Party. Gerald took great joy in boating, fishing and golf.
Gerald is predeceased by his parents and is the beloved husband for 47 years of Karin Grace Forgione(nee Lindstrom) of Stockholm, NJ. Devoted father of CW3 Gerald R. Forgione and his wife, Sarah. Loving grandfather of Ian and Kyah. Dear brother of Dr. Laureen Rubino of CT.
The family will receive their friends for a “Walk Through” visitation at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ on Sunday, January 3, 2020 from 2-4 PM. Funeral service will be at 3 PM. Cremation is private. Memorial gifts to the American Heart Association would be greatly appreciated.
Due to government restrictions, the premises are limited to 50 people at any one time and face coverings are required by all who enter.