Frederick R. “Fred” Forney, 78, of Welsh Heights, Danville, PA, and formerly
of 12 Cross Street, Danville, passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon,
November 4, 2016 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born on
June 12, 1938 in Danville, PA, the son of the late Carl H. and Helen C. (Woll)
graduated from Danville Area High School in 1957.
served his country as a Seaman in the United States Navy Reserves serving on
the U.S.S. Wasp Air Craft Carrier.
was employed by Philco Ford in Watsontown, PA for 17 ˝ years. He was also
employed by Burns Security at TRW in Danville for 13 ˝ years as a Security
was a member of the Mahoning Presbyterian Church, Danville, and a life
member of the Danville Moose.
enjoyed doing needlepoint and bowling. His greatest enjoyment in life was
spending time with his family.
survived by one brother; Richard C. Forney and his wife Linda of Milton, VT.
Fred is also survived by his companion, Anna Maylin. Fred is also survived
by nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at Visneski
Funeral Home, Inc., 10 W Mahoning St., Danville, PA 17821 on Wednesday,
November 9, 2016 at 11:30AM with Reverend Graham Rogers officiating. Friends
will be received from 10:00AM until the time of service. Burial will follow
in Rush Presbyterian Cemetery in Danville.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Danville Moose Family Center, 242
Mill Street, Danville, PA 17821.