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Oscar J. Forand

October 16, 1931 ~ June 27, 2019 (age 87)


Oscar J. Forand, 87, of Manchester, beloved husband to the late Beverly J. Forand, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at home, with his family by his side. Oscar was born in Norwich on October 16, 1931 to the late Oscar and Mary (Zashut) Forand.

Oscar was quite the family man. Continuously looking out and caring for them. He was a great father, a hard worker and an excellent provider for his family. He was an outstanding character. His sense of humor and glowing personality is what family and friends remember most about him. Oscar lived a great life full of fun and excitement. He enjoyed traveling to numerous destinations and took his son fishing and hunting whenever he had the chance. He will truly be missed.

Oscar is survived by his son, Steven, his grandchildren; Tammy, Michelle, Sarah and Danielle, his brother Henry and his sisters; April, Mary, Irene and Tootsie. In addition to his wife and parents, Oscar was predeceased by his daughter Deborah and her husband Tom Miner, his grandchildren; Angie and Gina and his sisters; Dorothy, Carol, Tawdy.

A time of visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at the Manchester Funeral Home, 142 E. Center St., Manchester. A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Bolton Center Cemetery, 33 Hebron Rd., Bolton. To leave an online message of condolence for his family, please visit

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July 3, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Manchester Funeral Home
142 East Center Street
Manchester, CT 06040

Graveside Service
July 5, 2019

10:00 AM
Bolton Center Cemetery
33 Hebron Rd.
Bolton, CT 06043

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