Raymond R.


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Raymond R. Forté

Mar 04 1918 - Sep 11 2004

Mr. Raymond R. Forté, Jr. age 86, of Richardson, Texas, formerly of McKinney, passed away on September 11, 2004, in Richardson. He was born on March 4, 1918, in Newton, Massachusetts to Raymond R. and Eleanor Katherine (Clarke) Forté, Sr. He married Maree Andrews on March 31, 1944, in Newton. Mr. Forté served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of WWII. He was an engineer and was of the Presbyterian faith. Mr. Forté is survived by his wife, Maree Forté of Richardson; sons, Steven Forté and wife, Delia of Cedar Hill, Roger Forté and wife, Charlotte of Lawton, Oklahoma, and James Forté and wife, Diane of Waco, Texas; daughters, Lucel Forté Foster of Plano, Texas, Julie Forté of McKinney, Texas, and Becky Forté of Plano; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. His parents preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 15, 2004, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 PM Tuesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Special Olympics, 7715 Chevy Chase #120, Austin, Texas 70752; 512-835-9873.
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