Frederick E. “Fritz” Forney, 77, of Sugarloaf, passed away Thursday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton.
Born in Philadelphia, April 23, 1942 he was the son of the late Emil and Helen (Armstrong) Forney and had spent the past 21 years in Sugarloaf after moving from Langhorne.
Fritz was employed as a machinist for Trans America DeLaval, Trenton NJ for 33 years before his retirement in 1998. He enjoyed fishing with his buddies, canoeing with friends down the canals in Florida, traveling and gardening.
Surviving are his wife of the past 57 years, the former Theresa Danowski, two sons, Richard Forney and his wife Debra, North Port, FL; and Joseph Forney and his companion Mary Sabol, Mt Top.
All services for Frederick will be held privately at the convenience of the family from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West) 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1111 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 or at cancer.org.
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