Mr. Richard R. Forsberg

mr. richard forsberg
Richard Randolph Forsberg, age 80, of Orange, passed away on December 30, 2013. Dick was born on January 23, 1933 in Worcester, MA, the son of the late Randolph & Mary Kennedy Forsberg. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Fanny Lou Hubbell Forsberg; his daughters, Cathy (Michael Lipman) Forsberg of Wallingford and Lynn (Peter) Lewis of Medway, MA and his grandchildren, Tyler, Melissa & Kathleen Lewis. Richard was a US Army Veteran and a retired Data Processing Manager for Southern New England Telephone Co. He was a graduate of Mt. Herman School and Dartmouth College. His family would like to express a special thanks to the Orange VNA for their compassionate care Dick received at his time of need. Funeral Service and interment will be held privately with his family. Should one desire, contributions in Dick's memory may be made to Friends of Orange Public Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, CT 06477, Dartmouth College Class of 1955, Hanover, NH, 03755-3529 or SAPWII (South Asia Pure Water Initiative, Inc.) 11 Wadsworth Lane, Wallingford, CT 06492. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden.

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  1. Cathy and Mike – On behalf of all your friends at Opportunity House, Inc., please know that our thoughts are with you and your family. Fondly, Bob Young.

  2. I worked with Dick for many years at SNET and we shared many laughs. He was a very nice person and will be missed. Andy Wagner

  3. Lynn and Cathy, and Fanny Lou- I so many great memories of your family and your father specifically from so many summers at the Woodbridge Club. He was always such a nice man. I am sorry that I can’t tell you in person, but I wanted to let you know I was saddened to read his obituary in the paper. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. I hope you are comforted by having your family all together. Sincerely, Willa Ridinger

  4. Recently went through this myself Cathy, so I understand and feel for you, your sister and whomever else. Please know I’ll offer a little prayer for you, yours and your Dad.

  5. So sorry, I was unaware of Dick’s passing. I worked for Dick at SNET in the 80’s, one of the best bosses I ever had. I’ll always remember him. My sincerest condolences.

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