Mr F. G. Forfitt

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MR Frederick Gerald Forfitt (Fred), of Greenacres Residential Home, Rectory Lane, Barrowby, has died in Grantham Hospital. He was 91.

Mr Forfitt was born in Forest Gate, West Ham, London in September 1919.

He married Joan in March 1941 and their son Barry was born in January 1943 and daughter Sandra in December 1944. The family moved to Canada in 1957.

In 1986 he and his wife returned to England. Joan died in 2007.

He has six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Mr Forfitt worked as a mechanical engineer both in Canada and England during the late 1970s.

His interests included woodwork, metal work, gardening, cooking, reading, classical music and watching some TV programmes.

The Rev John Cook conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Elaine Jones, Graham Brown, Sandra Liptrot, Sue Ann Chalk, Breanne Chalk, Merle Forfitt and Barry Forfitt.

Other mourners included: Ray Boyfield, Pam Davison and staff from Greenacres Residential Home.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for Three Counties Dog Rescue.