Joseph Forte

Joseph G. "Joe" Forte

1946 - 2021

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Obituary of Joseph G. Forte


Joseph G. Forte

Parma: January 17, 2021. He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Rosalie Forte; children, Joseph M. (Rachel) Forte & Theresa Ann (Michael) Smith, grandchildren, Marilyn (Austin Lee) Forte, Katie Forte, Julianna Forte, Tyler Smith & Zachary Smith, sisters-in-law, Rita (John) Donaldson & Louise Rosenthal, brother-in-law, Larry Willoughby; several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Joe is predeceased by his father Joseph R. Forte and mother, Josephine, his sister Mary (James) Jones, his brother Peter (Roz) Forte, sister-in-law Natalie Willoughby & brother- in-law David Rosenthal.

As per NYS regulations all guests are required to wear a face mask and hand sanitize at the funeral home & church 

Joseph’s life story will be shared during his visitation at the funeral home, 1411 Vintage Lane (between 390 & Long Pond Rd.), Thursday, January 21st from 6-8 PM.

His funeral mass will be celebrated, Friday 10 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. His entombment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN in Joe’s memory.



Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home, Inc
1411 Vintage Lane
Rochester, New York, United States
(585) 720-6000

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, January 22, 2021
Our Mother Of Sorrows Church
5000 Mount Read Blvd.
Rochester, New York, United States