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Ronald S. Forkey

June 29, 1933 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 87)

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Ronald S. Forkey, 87, of Greensburg, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020 in Hempfield Manor.  He was born June 29, 1933 in Greensburg, a son of the late Helen (Vrabel) and Stephen Forkey.  Ron was a member and usher of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg.  He was a veteran of the Korean War with the Air Force and member of the Knights of Columbus council #1480.  Prior to his retirement, Ron was a branch manager for Mellon Bank.  He was a founding father and Board member with Mutual Aid Ambulance for the past 52 years.  He loved his family and especially his beloved grandchildren.  They always brought a special smile to his face.  Ron was preceded in death by his beloved wife Anna Mae Forkey in 2015, three sisters, Bernice Clark (John), Rosella Loach (Jim), and Patricia Dreliszak (John).  He is survived by his children, Karen A. Mervosh (Mark) of Greensburg, David M. Forkey (Susan) of Greensburg, three grandchildren, Haley, Connor and Natalie Forkey of Greensburg, a sister, Loretta Forkey of Greensburg, numerous nieces and nephews, and extended family members, John Paul and Melinda Shuey, Brian and Erin Shuey and family, Chris and Sara Shuey and family, Lauri Altman, Les Harvey, and Kathy and Dan Ferguson.  Private funeral services will be held at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., Greensburg.  Military honors by VFW Post #33 Honor Guard and interment will be held privately at Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township.

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