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Frank J. Forti

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Of Saugus. Age 93, died on Friday, December 22, at his home in Saugus. He was the husband of the late Josephine (Salamone) Forti. Born, raised and a lifelong resident of Saugus, Frank was the son of the late Anthony and Rose (Williams) Forti. A Saugus High School graduate, he served in the United States Coast Guard 1953-1955 during the Korea Conflict. Frank worked as a flooring installer. He loved sports, never missing a Red Sox broadcast, word search and puttering in his yard.

He is survived by two daughters; Janice Coburn and her husband Timothy of Lynnfield, Angelyn Piazza and her husband John of NH, four grandchildren; Megan Sniffen & her husband Taylor, Frankie Coburn & his wife Bruna, Kimberly Piazza and Kelsey Piazza. He was predeceased by his daughter Linda Forti and sisters Phyllis Batey and Edith Ciampa. Mr. Forti is also survived by his beloved dog and companion Frankie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Wednesday 4-7 p.m. A graveside service will be held in Riverside Cemetery, 164 Winter Street, Saugus on Thursday at 11 a.m. Please meet at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Mr. Forti’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital @ stjude.org.

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